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Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Mathematisches Institut
Einsteinstraße 62
48149 Münster

The Mathematical Institute at the University of Münster, Germany, has an opening for two ¾-positions as a


Research Associate

(Salary Scale 13 TV-L)



starting January 1, 2018. The term of appointment is three years.



Currently, the regular full employment time is 39 hours and 50 minutes per week.


All posts can, as a rule, also be filled as part-time positions if there are no compelling work-related reasons against doing so.


The positions should be used to pursue a Phd in topology working with Prof. Dr. Arthur Bartels and/or Prof. Dr. Michael Weiss. Participation in projects of the SFB 878 in Münter is expected.


Research topics in the topology group in Münster are among other topics algebraic K-theory, diffeomorphism groups of manifolds, calculus of functors and geometric group theory.


Requirements for the positions is a university degree and a background in topology.


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. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered.


Application Instructions

Please submit your application with the usual documents preferably as single PDF file by email by August 24, 2017 to the following address:


AG Topologie

- WMA -

Mathematisches Institut

Einsteinstr. 62

48149 Münster


Please also send one or two letters of recommendation from university teachers preferably in electronic form to this address.

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Prof. Arthur Bartels