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University of Augsburg
Institute of Mathematics
Universitätsstraße 10
86159 Augsburg

Applications are invited at the Institute for Mathematics of the University of Augsburg, Germany for

two Ph.D. positions (50%) in Symplectic Topology and Hamiltonian Dynamics

starting March 2018 or by agreement.

Both positions are 50% of a regular assistant positions and are fixed for three years. The salary is according to the German public service tarif scale E 13 TV-L.

One of the position is a research position and carries no teaching load. However, teaching may be arranged at the request of the successful candidate. The research theme of this position is in the field of Hamiltonian dynamical systems and theoretical celestial mechanics and will be carried out under the supervisions of Dr. L. Zhao and Prof. U. Frauenfelder.

The other position carries light teaching load. The research theme is in the field of Hamiltonian Dynamics and Symplectic Topology and will be carried out primarily under the supervision of Prof. Kai Cieliebak.

The requirement for both positions is a Master degree in Mathematics and a good knowledge in analysis and geometry.

The official announcements (in German) can be found respectively at

Application Instructions

To apply for one of these positions, please send CV, transcript, certificates and publications if any, preferably by email to and respectively. Applications sent by Post are also accepted.

The University of Augsburg is an equal opportunity employer. Applications of women are strongly encouraged. Disabled persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.

For further inquiries please email:

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Dr. Lei Zhao