full-time position as Research Associate at Uni Bochum

The Faculty of Mathematics at the Ruhr-University Bochum has an opening for

one full-time position as Research Associate, TV-E 13, (Postdoc or PhD)


1 October 2019 until 30 September 2022.

The prerequisite for this appointment is a master/diploma (for a PhD position) or a PhD (for a Postdoc position) in mathematics (for example in stochastics, statistics) or physics.

The position is located at the chair of Prof. Dr. Holger Dette (see The successful applicant will work in the project

“Efficient sampling and representation of the grain boundary geometry and composition space: atomistic simulation meets statistical methodology”

funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) to develop an efficient sampling and representation strategy for the grain boundary geometry and composition space with atomistic simulation and statistical methods.

Candidates with knowledge in one or more of the areas crystallography and point group symmetries, representation theory or mathematical statistics are preferred. Expertise in programming (e.g. MatLab or R) is required.

Seriously disabled persons will be favored in case of equal qualification. Women are explicitly encouraged by the Ruhr-University of Bochum to apply and will be favored in case of equal ability and professional performance.

Electronic applications with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, diplomas, list of publications if applicable) should be sent before



Prof. Dr. Holger Dette,

Ruhr-University Bochum,

Faculty of Mathematics

44780 Bochum

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