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The Applied Mathematics: Institute for Analysis and Numerics at the University of Münster, Germany, is offering a position as


Doctoral Research Associate

Wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in

(salary level E 13 TV-L, 75%)


at the earliest possible date. We are offering a fixed-term part-time position 75% for three years. The advertised position is associated with the Institute of Analysis and Numerics in the research group of Jun.- Prof. Dr. Marlies Pirner. Teaching is possible but there is no formal teaching load.


Your task:

  • Carrying out a doctoral project in the subject area “Analysis (for example existence of solutions or qualitative behavior of the solutions) and Mathematical Modeling of partial differential equations (Boltzmann-type equations)”


Requirement profile:

  • a master's degree in mathematics or a comparable qualification
  • good skills in analysis
  • interest in rigorous mathematical analysis of partial differential equations
  • a high level of motivation and enjoyment in scientific work
  • good English communication skills


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. 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.

Are you interested? Please submit your application electronically as a single PDF-file (including a short motivation letter, CV, bachelor’s and master’s certificates, and if already available a copy of your master thesis) to  The deadline for applications is March 3, 2023. If you have any questions or would like to get more information about the doctoral project, please contact Jun.-Prof. Dr. Marlies Pirner (