The Collaborative Research Centre 1442 Geometry: “Deformations and Rigidity” in the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Münster (WWU), Germany, is seeking to fill the position of a
Postdoctoral Research Associate
(salary level TV-L E 13, 100%)
commencing on 1 September 2021 or later and continuing until 30 June 2024. We are offering a fixed-term full-time position. Currently, the regular full employment time is 39 hours and 50 minutes per week.
The position is in Aleksandra Kwiatkowska's CRC-project C05 “Rigidity of group topologies and universal minimal flows”. The general topic of this project is: automatic continuity for Polish groups and universal minimal flows for groups acting on dendrites.
The successful candidate will benefit from the stimulating environment and facilities of the Cluster of Excellence "Mathematics Münster: Dynamics – Geometry – Structure".
- collaboration with the externally funded project C5 “Rigidity of group topologies and universal minimal flows”
- contribution to research and teaching
- Candidates must have completed, or be about to complete, their PhD in a field of mathematical logic.
- Experience with one or more of the following is expected: descriptive set theory, Polish groups, applications of Ramsey theory to topological dynamics.
- Very good English communication skills are required.
- German language skills would be advantageous, but are not a requirement
Your application should include a cover letter, your CV (including the grade received for the PhD dissertation, if available), copies of degree certificates, a publication list and a research plan related to the themes of the CRC project C05 "Rigidity of group topologies and universal minimal flows".
Applicants who have not yet completed their PhD are asked to include a two-page outline of their dissertation project including the results as they currently stand.
Are you interested? Then please submit your application electronically, as a single PDF-file, by 28 May 2021 to with the subject "C05".
Please also arrange for at least two letters of recommendation to be sent, before the application deadline, to .
The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of women academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities.
The University of Münster is committed to employing more staff with disabilities. Candidates with recognized severe disabilities who have equivalent qualifications are given preference in hiring decisions.
If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Aleksandra Kwiatkowska at: (email@example.com).