Non-tenure-track/postdoctoral Freiburg, Germany Apply
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
79104 Freiburg

The University of Freiburg invites applications for the

Junior Professorship for Applied Mathematics, specifically Analysis and Numerics of Partial Differential Equations

at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics in the Department of Mathematics to be filled as soon as possible.

This is a grade W1-professorship to which performance payments can be offered.

This professorship is suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.

The junior professor should be internationally renowned in the field of applied mathematics and should in particular have experience in the field of partial differential equations. The position is intended to complement the existing expertise in the field of analysis and numerics of nonlinear partial differential equations, e.g. to strengthen the ties with differential geometry or with topics from the applied sciences. The junior professorship is to make a contribution to the planned IRTG Freiburg-Pisa on the topic of "Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations". Active participation in course and special lectures, seminars and other teaching activities in the mathematics curriculum as well as in the supervision of bachelor, master and doctoral theses is expected.

Prerequisites for the employment are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record.

This position is a fixed term of four years. After a successful interim evaluation, it will be extended by two years.

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

·         Curriculum vitae

·         Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications

·         Complete list of papers and talks

·         Research Statement (max. 5 pages)

Application Instructions

Please send your application including supporting documents mentioned above and the application form ( citing the reference number 00001269, by November 29th, 2020 at the latest.

Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

An den Vorsitzenden der Auswahlkommission, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Soergel, Fakultät für Mathematik und Physik, Dekanat, Ernst-Zermelo-Str.1, 79104 Freiburg; email:

Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Procedure Governing Appointments to Professorships at the University of Freiburg, available under

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Prof. Wolfgang Soergel
+49 761 203 5540