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Universität Hamburg
Bundesstraße 55
20146 Hamburg

§ 28 subsection 3 HmbHG

Institution: Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences, Department of Mathematics Salary level: EGR. 13 TV-L

Start date: as soon as possible, fixed until 30.06.2024 (This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act [Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG]).

Scope of work: part-time

Weekly hours: 75 % of standard work hours per week


Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications and project results may be used in the context of a doctorate.

Specific Duties:

Successful candidates are required to perform interdisciplinary and collaborative research concerning the development and analysis of high-performance numerical algorithms for fluid flow simulation methods, in particular for the reduction of spurious diapycnal mixing in ocean circulation models.


A university degree in a relevant field. In particular, a sound background in applied mathematics is required.

We offer

Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements

Continuing education opportunities

University pensions

Attractive location

Flexible working hours

Work-life balance opportunities

Public transport pass (ProfiTicket) and much more

Health management

Educational leave

30 days of vacation per annum

Application Instructions

Tips on applying


Prof. Dr. Armin Iske


Bundesstraße 55

20146 Hamburg

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Application deadline


Please send applications in a single PDF document by email to: and mention “M5” in the subject line.

Applications should only include the following material:

■ a motivation letter (no more than two pages), where candidates explain their suitability for the position in project M5 of the TRR181

■ a tabular curriculum vitae

■ transcripts of records for your Bachelor and Master studies

■ a list of conference attendances

At this point, applications should not include reference letters or any other supplementary material, e.g. copies of theses or

As a University of Excellence, Universität Hamburg is one of the strongest research universities in Germany. As a flagship university in the greater Hamburg region, it nurtures innovative, cooperative contacts to partners within and outside academia. It also provides and promotes sustainable education, knowledge, and knowledge exchange locally, nationally, and internationally.

The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg promotes equal opportunity. As women are currently underrepresented in this job category at Universität Hamburg according to the evaluation conducted under the Hamburg act on gender equality

(Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HambGleiG), we encourage women to apply for this position. Equally qualified and suitable female applicants will receive preference.

Qualified disabled candidates or applicants with equivalent status receive preference in the application process.

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