PhD/Postdoc position in stochastics at FernUniversität Hagen

At the Department of Applied Stochastics at the FernUniversität in Hagen we are looking for one research assistant to strengthen our team. The position is to be filled with 100% of the regular working hours. The duration is 3 years with possible extension. The position can be filled as doctoral or postdoctoral position.

Requirements Doctoral candidate: A university degree at Master level in mathematics or related fields (e.g. computer science) with above average grades and a strong interest in stochastics. Good German language skills or the will to acquire them in the course of the PhD are expected.

Requirements Postdoc: A successfully completed PhD in mathematics, preferably in stochastics, or related fields (e.g. computer science). In-depth knowledge in one or more of the following areas: Stochastic analysis, (random) dynamical systems, partial differential equations, machine learning, data science. Experience in university teaching, preferably in German, is an advantage but not a requirement. Good knowledge of German or the will to acquire it in a timely manner is expected. Experience in attracting external funding is an advantage.

Application documents to be submitted: CV, cover letter or letter of motivation, a letter of recommendation (by email to: Doctoral student position: copy of the master's thesis. Postdoctoral position: list of publications, copy of the dissertation.

The official job announcement can be found here:

Please use the application portal there for your application. The deadline for applications is 31.01.2024 (with possible extension).

If you have any questions, please feel free to email

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