Ada Lovelace Fellowships at Mathematics Münster

Supplement your doctoral position with the Ada Lovelace Fellowship for exceptionally strong doctoral candidates and contribute to gender equality within mathematics.

The Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster: Dynamics - Geometry - Structure invites applications for

Ada Lovelace Fellowships
Supplementary doctoral positions
(salary level TV-L E 13, 25% add-on position)

Supplementary fellowships will be offered to exceptionally strong candidates in the doctoral programme with the aim of increasing gender equality within the mathematical sciences.

Our expectations:

  • Fellowships must supplement a doctoral position and applications may be combined with the application for a 75% doctoral position at Mathematics Münster.
  • Fellowship applications will also be accepted from current members of Mathematics Münster who hold a PhD position (max. 75%) or who are receiving a scholarship for their doctoral studies.

Advantages for you:
Ada Lovelace Fellows benefit from the supplemented doctoral position and the amenities of the Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster, including receiving funding for conference travel or summer schools, opportunities to co-organise academic events and participate in numerous networking opportunities and events.

Application documents:

  • Applications should contain a cover letter, CV, copies of degree certificates and full academic transcripts. Applicants are invited to include examples of their academic work, if applicable.

  • Suitability for the fellowship might also be demonstrated through documentation of an appropriate gender equality concept.

  • Please arrange for a supporting statement from at least one of the investigators from Mathematics Münster. Statements should be sent directly to before 1 May 2023.

The University of Münster strongly supports equal opportunity and diversity. We welcome all applicants regardless of sex, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or worldview, disability, age, sexual orientation or gender identity. We are committed to creating family-friendly working conditions.

We actively encourage applications by women. Women with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered unless these are outweighed by reasons which necessitate the selection of another candidate.

If you have any questions, please contact

Are you interested? Then we look forward to receiving your application by 1 May 2023 via our online application form below.

(Please note: a re-application is not possible).

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Application Ada Lovelace Fellowship 2023

Personal information
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Contact information
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Academic education
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Please name at least two potential local supervisors in the Cluster of Excellence. The supervisors will be asked to review your application.
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Please upload your application as one single PDF-file (100 MB).
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).

The Ada Lovelace Fellowship aims to contribute to gender equality within the mathematical sciences which might be documented in the application by an appropriate gender equality concept.

Please make sure that the PDF contains the following documents and check the respective box.
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Application (PDF):

Care time

The University of Münster and the Cluster of Excellence are family friendly employers and implement various measures to increase compatibility of family and career. We value, in particular, time devoted to childcare or care of relatives. At the applicant's discretion, such periods can be mentioned in the CV in order that they be taken into consideration when the application is reviewed.

Supporting Statements

Please arrange for at least one supporting statement of an investigator from Mathematics Münster.
Optional: If you chose to include further supporting statements, please state the name and affiliation of the persons you have asked to provide a statement/reference letter. All letters have to be to be sent directly to before 1 May 2023.
Investigator at Mathematics Münster:
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