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Tenure-Track-Professorship (f/m/d)

The University of Bremen is characterised by a high degree of innovation. Especially for young scientists and researchers it provides a versatile research and teaching environment with predictable and transparent career paths.  

The department of Mathematics and Computer Science, of the University of Bremen, has an opening for

Tenure track professorship (f/m/d) (W1 with tenure track towards W2)
The position is part of Pure Mathematics and has denomination
Mathematical foundations of data analysis
The position reference number is JP 401/19

The successful candidate will initially be appointed for three years. After an interim evaluation the appointment will be extended for a further three years. Assuming a positive final evaluation after six years at the latest, the candidate will be offered tenure (W2). In order to be able to distinguish themselves scientifically, tenure-track professors are guaranteed a gradual entry into teaching activities.

We are looking for a young scientist who already has some experience in research and in teaching, and who is expected to develop into a national and, furthermore, into an international leader in his field.

The successful candidate will have his/her research focus in algebra, topology or discrete mathematics. It is furthermore desirable that the candidate will apply pure mathematics methods in data analysis or will demonstrate a convincing potential for such applications.

Moreover, it is expected that the applicant will be able to clearly demonstrate links to existing working groups in the department, in particular to the ALTA Institute. There is a broader cooperative scientific environment, which offers possibilities for connection to the Center for Technomathematics (ZeTeM, data analysis) or to the scientific focus group Minds - Media - Machines (KI, Data Science).

The obligations include teaching the Bachelor's and Master's courses in Mathematics and Technomathematics to diverse student groups. The successful candidate will offer basic teaching in Linear Algebra and Algebra in the Bachelor's programme in Mathematics and will contribute to strengthening the specialisation in Algebra in the Master's programme in Mathematics.

Knowledge of the German language is not mandatory. However, it is expected that the successful candidate will be willing and able to teach in German after three years. The teaching obligations are significantly reduced in the first few years.

The application requirements are a university degree, an outstanding doctorate in a relevant field and pedagogical aptitude. Initial experience in independent research and teaching, which can also be gained outside the university sector, is desirable.

The appointment will be done in accord with §§ 18 and 18a BremHG and § 117 BremBG. Applicants already holding a doctorate in Bremen should have changed university after completing their doctorate or have worked outside Bremen University for at least two years. Irrespective of the distance in time to the doctorate (a maximum of five years), previous employment phases at german universities and research institutions should not in total exceed six years (see § 117 BremBG).

The university offers a wide range of services that support new recruits, such as a Welcome Center, childcare and dual career opportunities, as well as personnel development and continuing education.

The University of Bremen aims to increase the proportion of women in science. It has received several awards in programmes to promote gender equality and is certified as a family-friendly university. Women scientists are strongly encouraged to apply. International applications and applications from academics with a migration background are expressly welcome. Priority will be given to applicants with severe disabilities who otherwise have comparable professional and personal qualifications.

Applications with the usual documents and documents/certificates must be sent by post by 31 December 2019, quoting the reference number, to

Universität Bremen
Fachbereich 03 Mathematik und Informatik
Bibliothekstraße 5
28359 Bremen

or electronically as a single PDF file to: JP401-19protect me ?!fb3.uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

The University of Bremen provides detailed information on appointment procedures and negotiations at Further information can be obtained from the Vice-Dean of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at prodekanprotect me ?!

Created on 14.11.19 by Alexandra Gutherz