Applied Mathematics Münster at the University of Münster, Germany, advertises the position of a

Research Associate
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin/Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
(part-time 0.75 fte)
Salary Level E13 TV-L

from November 2019 to October 2022.

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

The position is in Benedikt Wirth's group and is conditional on a third party funded project being granted. This project will be conducted in cooperation with the university hospital and the European Institute for Molecular Imaging in Münster as well as a biotechnology company, and it will be suitable as a PhD thesis topic.

Tasks in the project include:

  • development of regularization methods for inverse problems based on geometric quantities and optimal transport
  • development of mathematical models to describe CAR T cell populations
  • design and implementation of different image reconstruction methods (PET, SPECT) using the developed methods and models
  • rigorous analysis of the developed methods and models (well-posedness, convergence properties)
  • testing of the models and implementation for real data in close collaboration with biomedical work groups

Requirement profile:

  • master's degree in mathematics
  • good skills in analysis and numerics (in particular calculus of variations/optimization/inverse problems)
  • good programming skills
  • interest in rigorous mathematical analysis as well as biomedical applications
  • independent work, ability to work in a team, high motivation, enjoyment of scientific work
  • good English skills

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.

Please submit your application electronically as a single pdf-file (including the usual documents such as CV, bachelor and master certificates) to until September 20th, 2019.