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Universität Hamburg
Bundesstraße 55
20146 Hamburg

Specific Duties

The main responsibilities of the appointee are research and teaching, in particular, the scientific coordination of the CIPSH Chair Diversity of Mathematical Research Cultures and Practices (DMRCP), a cooperation between the Faculty for Mathematics, Informatics, and Natural Sciences at the Universität Hamburg and International de Philosophie et des Sciences Humaines (CIPSH). DMRCP is a global research network of researchers from many disciplines (e.g., philosophy, sociology, mathematics education, history of mathematics, cognitive psychology) working on mathematical research cultures and practices using multidisciplinary approaches.

The tasks of the appointee include

  • active participation in the research activities of the network
  • the coordination of the network, including application for external funding, activity reports, and organisation of scientific events such as lecture series, workshops, summer schools or conferences
  • teaching three hours per week during term time (30 weeks per year)


A university degree in a relevant field. A Master's degree in a subject relevant for the topic of the network and several years of research experience in the field of the network; a relevant doctorate is desirable. Excellent knowledge of university-level mathematics. Work experience in research organization such as experience in the organization of international research events. Fluent English (spoken and written). Meticulous and responsible work habits. Social competency and ability to encourage cooperation between the project partners.

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.

Application Instructions

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.

Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.

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Prof. Dr. Benedikt Löwe

Telephone number: by appointment

Reference number: 315


Bundesstraße 55
20146 Hamburg
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Application deadline


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