Application for the Mathematics Münster PhD Programme

The Mathematics Münster Graduate School at the University of Münster, Germany, is offering several

PhD Positions
Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in
(salary level E13 TV-L, 75%)

in all fields of mathematics related to the Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster: “Dynamics – Geometry – Structure”.

The PhD positions are fixed-term for a period of three years. Successful candidates will be expected to start by October 2020. Currently, the regular working time for full (100%) employment is 39 hours and 50 minutes per week. Teaching loads are no more than four hours per week (100% position) and may vary depending on the source of funding.

Some of the positions are funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, some by the European Research Council grant “Amenability, Approximation and Reconstruction”, and some by the mathematical institutes of the University of Münster. The financial terms of the position remain consistent regardless of the funding source. The main selection criterion is scientific excellence.

Applications should contain a cover letter, CV, copies of degree certificates (bachelor, master or diploma) and full academic transcripts, as well as proof of proficiency in English or German. Applicants are invited to include examples of their academic work, if appropriate. Moreover, applicants should identify one or two potential Research Areas and nominate at least two potential local supervisors from the list of investigators at Mathematics Münster.

Please arrange for at least two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to mm.applications@uni-muenster.de before 1 May 2020.

The evaluation for this application round will start on 1 May 2020.

For more information visit: www.mathematics-muenster.de
If you have any questions, please contact mm.applications@uni-muenster.de.

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.

Online Application Form

Application PhD Position


Personal information
First name:
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Academic education
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Research area (see Projects)
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Supervisors

Please name at least two potential local supervisors in the Cluster of Excellence. The supervisors will be asked to review your application.
Supervisor 1:
Supervisor 2:
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Attachment

Please upload your application as one single PDF-file.
The file should include cover letter, CV, and academic records (diplomas and transcripts). Please also attach a thesis summary and, if applicable, a short example of written academic work (e.g. thesis excerpt).

Please make sure that the PDF contains the following documents and check the respective box.
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Letters of recommendation

Please arrange for at least two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to mm.applications@uni-muenster.de before 1 May 2020. We can only accept letters sent to
mm.applications@uni-muenster.de
Please state the name and affiliation of the persons you have asked to provide letters of recommendation.
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