Uni­versity Pro­fessor in Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations
Technical University Berlin Insti­tute of Math­em­at­ics

Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty II

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin, Fac­ulty II – Math­em­at­ics and Nat­ural Sci­ences, Insti­tute of Math­em­at­ics invites applic­a­tions for the pos­i­tion of a

Uni­versity Pro­fessor - salary grade W3

for the field of "Math­em­at­ics – Numer­ical meth­ods for par­tial dif­fer­en­tial equa­tions".

Work­ing field:

The pos­i­tion requires research and teach­ing in the area of numer­ical meth­ods for par­tial dif­fer­en­tial equa­tions. Areas of research expert­ise of applic­ants should include but are not lim­ited to:
  • Math­em­at­ical ana­lysis of mod­ern meth­ods for the numer­ical approx­im­a­tion of com­plex prob­lems in PDEs
  • Devel­op­ing effi­cient and robust meth­ods for solv­ing PDEs
  • Applic­a­tions of PDEs in the nat­ural and engin­eer­ing sci­ences.
Teach­ing will be required in all math­em­at­ical degree pro­grams (includ­ing under­gradu­ate) and in the ser­vice teach­ing of math­em­at­ics for other pro­grams. Teach­ing require­ments must be met in Ger­man and Eng­lish. Can­did­ates are expec­ted to super­vise stu­dents’ theses on bach­elor, mas­ter and PhD level as well as to par­ti­cip­ate in the aca­demic admin­is­tra­tion of the uni­versity.


Can­did­ates must have earned a doc­tor­ate in math­em­at­ics, sat­isfy the require­ments for a pro­fess­or­ship accord­ing to § 100 Ber­lHG (have out­stand­ing aca­demic cre­den­tials, an excep­tional record of ground­break­ing research in the area of numer­ical meth­ods for par­tial dif­fer­en­tial equa­tions, i.e. pub­lic­a­tions in ref­er­eed journ­als, demon­strated lead­er­ship in their pro­fes­sional com­munit­ies, and a com­mit­ment to excel­lence in teach­ing and all aca­demic duties asso­ci­ated with our bach­elor, mas­ter and doc­toral pro­grams.

The area of research expert­ise should allow co-oper­a­tions with the cur­rent pro­fess­ors at the Insti­tute of Math­em­at­ics as well as par­ti­cip­a­tion in cur­rent and future col­lab­or­at­ive research activ­it­ies. An act­ive par­ti­cip­a­tion in the ongo­ing col­lab­or­at­ive research cen­ters, i.e. the Ein­stein Cen­ter for Math­em­at­ics, the research cen­ter Math­eon and the Ber­lin Math­em­at­ical School (BMS) is expec­ted as is exper­i­ence in apply­ing for research grants and col­lab­or­at­ive research activ­it­ies.

Applic­ants must show teach­ing exper­i­ence at uni­versity level in the field of math­em­at­ics and in par­tic­u­lar in the area of numer­ical meth­ods for par­tial dif­fer­en­tial equa­tions. Addi­tional exper­i­ence in advising and super­vising bach­elor, mas­ter and doc­toral stu­dents is expec­ted. Exper­i­ence in teach­ing math­em­at­ics to non-math­em­at­ics stu­dents and in lead­ing large research groups is desired.

How to ap­ply:

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin is determ­ined to increase the pro­por­tion of women in research and teach­ing and there­fore strongly encour­ages qual­i­fied female research­ers to apply. Qual­i­fied indi­vidu­als with dis­ab­il­it­ies will be favored. TU Ber­lin val­ues the diversity of their mem­bers and is com­mit­ted to equal­ity of oppor­tun­ity.
Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin is a cer­ti­fied fam­ily-friendly insti­tu­tion of higher edu­ca­tion, and our Dual Career Ser­vice Cen­ter offers assist­ance to you and your fam­ily when relo­cat­ing to Ber­lin. Applic­a­tions from abroad are expli­citly wel­come.

Please send your writ­ten applic­a­tion until 14th May 2021 indic­at­ing the ref­er­ence num­ber II-131/21 and includ­ing the appro­pri­ate doc­u­ment­a­tion (CV, draft of aca­demic career, teach­ing port­fo­lio, descrip­tion of research areas, list of pub­lic­a­tions, cop­ies of grades and cer­ti­fic­ates, all com­bined in a single pdf-file) exclus­ively by email to Prof. Dr. Emm­rich, Dean of the Fac­ulty II – Math­em­at­ics and Nat­ural Sci­ences, at appoint@naturalsciences.tu-berlin.de.

By sub­mit­ting your applic­a­tion via email you con­sent to hav­ing your data elec­tron­ic­ally pro­cessed and saved. Please note that we do not provide a guar­anty for the pro­tec­tion of your per­sonal data when sub­mit­ted as unpro­tec­ted file. Please find our data pro­tec­tion notice acc. DSGVO (Gen­eral Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion) at the TU staff depart­ment homepage: https://www.abt2-t.tu-berlin.de/menue/themen_a_z/datenschutzerklaerung/ or quick access 214041.

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin - Der Präsid­ent - Dekan der Fak­ultät II, Prof. Dr. Emm­rich, Sekr. BEL 1, March­str. 6, 10587 Ber­lin
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Num. of em­ploy­ees:
ca. 8300
  • Charlottenburg, Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
  • gradu­ate pos­i­tion
  • professorship
Cat­egory (TU Ber­lin):
  • Pro­fessor
Start­ing date (earli­est):
At the earli­est poss­ible
Salary grade W3
  • teach­ing
  • mathem­at­ics
Field of stud­ies:
  • mathem­at­ics
Lan­guage skills:
  • German (excellent knowledge of language)
  • English (excellent knowledge of language)
Job offer is addi­tion­ally pub­lished at:
ZEIT, academics.de, academics.com

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Prof. Dr. Emmrich
By mail:
Technische Universität Berlin
- Der Präsident -
Dekan der Fakultät II, Prof. Dr. Emmrich, Sekr. BEL 1, Marchstr. 6, 10587 Berlin
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