Research Assistant Position (m/f/d)

Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS), Berlin

The Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS) is an institute of the Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. (FVB). The FVB comprises eight non-university research institutes in Berlin which are funded by the federal and state governments. The research institutes are members of the Leibniz Association.

WIAS invites in the Research Group Partial Differential Equations” (Head: Prof. Dr. A. Mielke) applications for a

Research Assistant Position (m/f/d) 

(Ref. 20/14)

to be filled at the earliest possible date to be filled as soon as possible. The position is funded by the DFG Priority Programme “Variational Methods for Predicting Complex Phenomena in Engineering Structures and Materials” (SPP 2256) within the newly started subproject “Analysis for thermo-mechanical models with internal variables”.

Prerequisites for the position are PhD in mathematics. The successful candidate will have a sound background in applied analysis and experience in the mathematical modeling of continuum mechanics including nonlinear material behavior using modern methods from the calculus of variations. The willingness of interaction with other researchers (mathematicians and engineering) within the SPP 2256 is expected.

Scientific inquiries should be sent to Dr. M. Liero (matthias.liero(at)wias-berlin.de)

The appointment is limited to 2 years and can be extended by a third year. The salary is according to the TvoeD Bund scale.

The Institute aims to increase the proportion of women in this field, so applications from women are particularly welcome. Among equally qualified applicants, disabled candidates will be given preference.  

Please upload the complete application documents including curriculum vitae, scans of certificates, a cover letter and a copy of your PhD thesis as soon as possible and but not later than August 15th, 2020 via our online job-application facility using the button “Apply online”.

We are looking forward to your application!