Postdoctoral Researcher in Microsystems Engineering and Applied Mathematics
University of Freiburg Department of Microsystems Engineering

Two Doctoral or Postdoctoral Researcher Positions in Microsystems Engineering and Applied Mathematics
The Department of Microsystems Engineering and the Department of Applied Mathematics are calling for applications for Two doctoral or postdoctoral researcher positions | term for filing application: 15.08.2020
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The University of Freiburg's human resources policy is oriented toward the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. The university is committed to the goal of creating a family-friendly university.

The Department of Microsystems Engineering and the Department of Applied Mathematics are calling for applications for

Two doctoral or postdoctoral researcher positions
Part-time position (75 - 100 %), Start-date: At the earliest possible date.

We invite applications for two three-year junior scientist positions, to be filled either at a doctoral or a postdoctoral level at the University of Freiburg at the earliest possible start date. The positions are funded in a joint project by PIs Profs. Pastewka (Department of Microsystems Engineering) and Dondl (Department for Applied Mathematics) within SPP 2256 “Variational Methods for Predicting Complex Phenomena in Engineering Structures and Materials”. The project concerns the study of crystal dislocations from both an atomistic and a continuum perspective using computational as well as mathematical analytic tools. We are seeking candidates with a background in mathematics, physics or engineering. Please include any relevant documents in your application.

  • For the position in Mathematics, we are searching for a candidate with a strong interest in the calculus of variations and partial differential equations, including some stochastic aspects.
  • For the position in Microsystems Engineering, we are searching for a candidate with a strong interest in molecular dynamics and lattice dynamical calculations. The candidate should have experience with software development, ideally in C++ and Python.

Candidates for the doctoral researcher position are required have obtained a master's degree (or equivalent) at the start date, candidates for the postdoctoral researcher position need a doctoral degree.

The position is limited to 30.09.2023. The salary will be determined in accordance with TV-L E13.
We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.
Please send your application including supporting documents citing the reference number 00001128, by 15.08.2020 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:
University of Freiburg
Department of Applied Mathematics
Hermann-Herder-Str. 10
Frau Marianne Wagner
79104 Freiburg
For further information, please contact Herr Prof. Dr. Patrick Dondl on the phone number +49 761 203-5642 or E-Mail .
General and legal remarks:

Full-time positions may generally be split up into two or more part-time positions, provided that there are no formal or legal barriers. Candidates are selected in accordance with the provisions of the AGG (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz - German General Equal Treatment Act).

Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte Menschen) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.

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