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Technische Universität Berlin, Fakultät II - Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften, Institute of Mathematics invites applications for a

Junior Professorship - salary grade W1

for the field of "Data Assimilation in Neuroscience".
The junior professorship is to be funded in the context of the Einstein Center Digital Future. The professorship is offered under the reserve that funds are granted.

Reference number:

II-437/16 (starting at 01/04/17 / for a period of 3 years; an extension of 3 more years is possible after successful evaluation / closing date for applications 13/10/16)

Working field:

The position requires research and teaching and an internationally visible profile in the area of Stochastics.
The research focus of the position is expected to be in the area of Data Assimilation in Neuroscience. Furthermore, cooperations with the current professors at the Institute of Mathematics and with the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin as well as participation in existing and future collaborative research projects of all mathematical institutes in Berlin (in particular Research Center MATHEON, Einstein Center for Mathematics ECMath, Berlin Mathematical School) are expected.
Teaching will be required in all mathematical degree programs and a moderate participation in the service teaching of mathematics for other programs. Teaching requirements shall be met in German and English. Candidates are expected to supervise student‘s theses as well as to participate in the academic administration of the university.


Successful applicants must fulfill the requirements for appointment at the professor level in compliance with § 102a BerlHG (Berlin Higher Education Act), including a completed academic education in mathematics or a comparable subject, qualified achievements in research and a particular qualification for academic work normally attested by the excellent quality of a PhD, and pedagogical didactic qualifications, to be proven by teaching experience and visualized in a teaching portfolio (for further information see TUB Website, quick as no. 144242).
Internationally visible research results in the area of Stochastics have to be proven through relevant publications. Experiences in acquiring and carrying out project alliances involving third-party funding are desirable. Applicants must have teaching experience at university level in the field of mathematics and in particular in the area of stochastics. Experience in the academic administration of the university is appreciated.
Technische Universität Berlin strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored.
Technische Universität Berlin is a certified family-friendly higher education institution, and our Dual Career Service offers assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin.
Please send your written application until 13/10/2016 with the reference number and the usual documents to Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident -, Fakultät II - Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften, Sekr. BEL 1, Marchstraße 6, 10587 Berlin. Please note that applications via email cannot be considered.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.
The vacancy is also available on the internet at
Please note that the positions are conditional upon financing from the donors and partners. It is intended to extend a number of the temporary professorships at the end of the funding period. Additional professorships for Berlin will be advertised in the coming months and will be posted at be-digital.berlin

Bewerbungsschluss: 13.10.2016
Bewerbungsschluss: 13.10.2016 Erschienen in DIE ZEIT vom 12.09.2016
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