Tenured/permanent Magdeburg, Germany Apply by
Otto von Guericke University
Faculty of Mathematics
Universitaetsplatz 2
39106 Magdeburg

The Institute of Algebra and Geometry at the Faculty of Mathematics of the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany, invites applications for a


W2-Professorship for Algebra


to be filled as soon as possible. A W2-Professorship is comparable to an Associate Professorship.


We are looking for a renowned scientist in a modern area of Algebra, preferably with a focus on applications in Statistics or Natural Sciences, in particular Biology. The applicant is expected to be able to collaborate with the existing research groups at the Institute of Algebra and Geometry and at the Department of Mathematics, and to be able to contribute to third-party research activities and university-wide research collaborations such as for example the Research Training Group “Mathematical Complexity Reduction” or the research center „Dynamical Systems”. Previous experience in acquiring third-party research grants is highly desirable.


The successful candidate is expected to participate in the teaching duties of the Department of Mathematics including courses of the Bachelor and Master’s programs, as well as service to other departments. For the core teaching program the teaching language is German, while for some service courses proficiency in English is required.


Formal prerequisites for the appointment are specified in §35 Hochschulgesetz des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt.


Applications from disabled persons will be given priority in the case of equal suitability,
ability and professional expertise. The Otto-von-Guericke-Universität aims to increase
the proportion of women researchers within the university and specifically encourages
women to apply.


The application along with curriculum vitae including description of academic positions and teaching experience, a research plan, list of publications, copies of certificates, and up to three papers should be sent no later than 10 March 2017, preferably by email to Dekan der Fakultät für Mathematik, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Prof. Dr. Hans-Christoph Grunau, Postfach 4120, 39016 Magdeburg, Germany, w2-algebra@ovgu.de.

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Prof. Hans-Christoph Grunau
(+49) 391 67 58663