The Hausdorff Center for Mathematics (HCM)
at the University of Bonn
brings together researchers in Theoretical and Applied Mathematics, and
Mathematical Economics. In this framework, the center is looking forward to
filling up to three
("Bonn Junior Fellows")
These are temporary positions for a period of five years. To some of these
positions, a tenure-track option is associated, and, in exceptional cases, a
position may be tenured immediately.
The University of Bonn is an equal opportunity employer and is committed
to increase the number of female professors in disciplines where they are
underrepresented, in particular on tenured positions. It is therefore intended
to fill about half of the positions offered with women. Women are strongly
encouraged to apply.
The general conditions of employment are according to § 36 of the Higher
Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz des Landes
The professorships intend to encourage independent research by outstanding
young researchers, in analogy to the research groups of the "Max-Planck-
Society" or the "Emmy- Noether-Program" of the German Research Foundation.
The professorships are endowed with travel and guest funds during the initial
period. Bonn Junior Fellows also participate in the additional resources of the
Hausdorff Center. Professors are encouraged to supervise doctoral students.
For an initial period, teaching obligations amount to four hours per week during
We are looking for young researchers holding a doctoral degree who are about
to develop their own research agenda and who have already demonstrated
their scientific independence by relevant publications. Candidates should
have some international research experience. German language skills are not
We seek candidates who fit into the broad spectrum of the Cluster of Excellence.
Depending on the respective research focus, candidates become members of
the "Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences" or of the "Faculty of Law
and Economics" at the University of Bonn.
Not all positions will be assigned at the same time; there will be several separate
The deadline for the third application round is 9 October 2016
. Expected starting
date is not later than 1 October 2017. Deadlines for the following rounds and
further details will be published at: www.hcm.uni-bonn.de/opportunities/bonnjunior-fellows
Applications should be sent, using our online application form www.hcm.unibonn.de/bjf/application
, to the joint hiring committee: Prof. Dr. Karl-Theodor
Sturm, Coordinator Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, Endenicher Allee 62,
D-53115 Bonn, Germany