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Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Sonderforschungsbereich 1173
Englerstr. 2
76131 Karlsruhe

The Collaborative Research Center “Wave phenomena – analysis and numerics” (CRC 1173), is currently seeking to recruit, as soon as possible, limited to three years, four

Doctoral Researchers (f/m/d) (75 – 100 %) in the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1173

»Wave phenomena: analysis and numerics«

The CRC has been funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) since 2015. Its goal is to analytically understand, numerically simulate, and eventually manipulate wave propagation under realistic scenarios by intertwining analysis and numerics.

We seek ambitious doctoral researchers to work in the area of wave phenomena, in particular on the analysis or numerics of partial differential equations. For detailed information on the projects please visit

We provide an inspiring, attractive, interdisciplinary, and internationally recognized scientific environment with access to excellent facilities of the KIT, a wide scope of advanced training options within our integrated research training group, and flexible working time models. You will have the opportunity to attend conferences, workshops, and summer schools. Our CRC aims at the implementation of equal opportunities, it promotes diversity and supports persons with childcare or eldercare responsibilities as well as persons with disabilities. Funds for travel and guests are available through the CRC.

 The following qualifications are required:

·         Excellent Master or an equivalent degree in Mathematics,

·         Strong background in analysis or numerical analysis of partial differential equations,

·         We expect good writing and oral communication skills in English along with the ability to work independently within an international team,

·         For a project with emphasis on numerics, programming skills in MATLAB, Python, or C/C++ are highly beneficial.

We offer an attractive and modern workplace with access to excellent facilities of KIT, diverse and responsible tasks, a wide scope of advanced training options, supplementary pension with the VBL (Pension Authority for Employees in the Public Service Sector), flexible working time models, a job ticket (BW) allowance, and a cafeteria/canteen.

We prefer to balance the number of employees (f/m/d). Therefore, we kindly ask female applicants to apply for this job. If qualified, severely disabled persons will be preferred.

Please apply online ( until 20. August 2020 using the vacancy number 3647/2020 and reference number 8. Personnel support is provided by Ms. Brückner, Personalservice, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Campus Süd, Kaiserstraße 12, 76131 Karlsruhe. For further information, please contact Ms. Laurette Lauffer, phone +49(0)721/608-42061 or">


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