Professorship (W2) in Numerical Analysis and Mathematical Modelling - Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Kassel - as soon as possible

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The following vacancy is to be filled:

Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Kassel, as soon as possible

Professorship (W2) in Numerical Analysis and Mathematical Modelling

We are looking for an excellent scientist with an internationally recognized research portfolio in application-oriented numerical analysis and mathematical modelling. Potential topics include but are not restricted to Differential Algebraic Equations, Optimization Systems, Ordinary Differential Equations, Partial Differential Equations or Stochastic Differential Equations.

Experience in raising third-party funds is expected along with the readiness to engage in interdisciplinary research projects with colleagues from the natural and engineering sciences.

The appointee will teach numerical analysis at both the bachelor and master level of the degree programs in mathematics and will contribute to service teaching in other curricula (engineering, natural sciences).

Cooperation in academic self-management is an obligatory integral part of the position to be filled.

Profile of qualification:

The advertised position is subjects to the requirements set out in paragraphs §§ 61, 62 of the Higher Education Act of Hessen (Hessisches Hochschulgesetz). The ability to teach in German is a prerequisite for a successful application.

For further information, please contact the Dean of the Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Faust (, Tel.: 0561/804-4750)

The Universität Kassel is highly interested in its employees’ professional satisfaction. Therefore its Dual Career Service and its Family Welcome Service aim to promote the balance between partnerships, families and professional development. Among the strategic goals of the Universität Kassel is to considerably increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Therefore, applications from women are especially desired. Applicants with disabilities, who are equally qualified and suitable, will receive preference. Please send your application including CV, certificates, credentials, list of publications, 3 selected reprints, presentation of research strategy, list of courses taught, statement of teaching strategy. Applications can be sent, with reference number, in electronic form to the President of the Universität Kassel, 34109 Kassel or to In the event of any differences between the German and English versions of this call for application, the German wording is legally binding.

Bewerbungsfrist: 19.10.2017
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