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Universität Potsdam
Institut für Mathematik
Campus Golm
14476 Potsdam OT Golm

Employer: Institute of Mathematics, University of Potsdam, Germany
Employment period: 2 years
Ideal start date: between the 1st of March and the 1st of July, 2023
Employment Type: full time, TV-L E 13 salary grade
Gross salary: approximately 4000 Euros per month
Net salary: depends on marital/family status and other factors

The topic of this postdoctoral position is rigorous nonparametric Bayesian inference and uncertainty quantification for nonlinear statistical inverse problems motivated by problems in systems biology and clinical pharmacology.
The postdoctoral researcher will work on the Bayesian component of Project A04 in SFB 1294 ( see
They will work under the supervision of Prof. Han Lie and Prof. Wilhelm Huisinga at the University of Potsdam, and in collaboration with Prof. Markus Reiß at the Humboldt Universität Berlin.

Minimum requirements:
-Ph.D. in mathematics or mathematical statistics;
-Very good knowledge of mathematical analysis, especially functional analysis, measure-theoretic probability, and mathematical statistics;
-Very good oral communication and scientific writing skills in English;
-Strong ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team;
-Experience in scientific computing;
-Interest in mathematical analysis and statistical inverse problems.

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in the theory of Bayesian nonparametric inference or Bayesian inverse problems, or who can otherwise demonstrate a very good fit to the needs of the position.

The SFB 1294 and the University of Potsdam seek to promote diversity in research and to reduce the under-representation of women in science. Qualified applicants of any gender and from any background are encouraged to apply.

For questions about the position, please contact Prof. Han Lie (

Application Instructions

Applications should include:
- a letter that explains the applicant's motivation for applying and their fit for the project;
- a CV with the contact details of at least two referees;
- the academic transcripts for all university degrees, listing all courses taken and the grades received;
- a link to the PhD thesis, or the PhD thesis itself. If the PhD thesis has not yet been finalised, then please send the PDF of the most up-to-date version.

Only official documents in English or German, or their certified translation to English or German, will be accepted.

Please send your application as a single PDF file to with the subject "Application for postdoc in Project A04 / SFB 1294 / UP" .

Applications that do not satisfy the instructions above will not be considered.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview for the position.

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Prof. Han Lie