Friday, August 12, 2016

[DMANET] Juniorprofessorship "Discrete Geometry" advertised

Dear discrete geometers,
dear colleagues,

below is the official announcement for a
„Junior Professorship"
(assistant professorship for 3+3 years)
associated to my Research Group
at FU Berlin.
Application deadline September 8.
We are looking for an excellent candidate,
applications welcome!
Please post and distribute and talk to possible applicants.
I am happy to answer questions.

Yours sincerely,
Günter M. Ziegler

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Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Institute of Mathematics
Junior Professorship in Discrete Geometry
salary grade W 1
reference code: W1 DiskGeo

The successful applicant will assume responsibilities in research and teaching in the area named above.

Appointment requirements are governed by Article 102a of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz).

Candidates will have a convincing track record of university teaching and research (preferably internationally). She or he will have extensive research experience in Discrete Geometry, preferably using methods from, or with applications to, Topological Combinatorics, Geometric Topology, Computational Geometry, Discrete Mathematics, or Differential Geometry. She or he will be prepared to teach also in English and have experience with sponsored research.

The appointee will participate in the teaching of the research group Discrete Geometry at the Institute of Mathematics, for example in the lecture series Discrete Geomety I-III, which is offered in English at the Berlin Mathematical school on a yearly basis. The junior professor will actively participate in the Berlin-Munich Collaborative Research Center Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics (Sonderforschungsbereich Transregio 109); as a member of the Faculty of the Berlin Mathematical School; as well as in other existing and upcoming third party funded projects of Berlin Mathematics.

The junior professor will be appointed as a civil servant for an initial period of three years. Reappointment is contingent upon positive evaluation of performance and may be extended for three more years.

Applications quoting the reference code should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification, a list of publications and working papers, evidence of teaching competence (such as courses previously taught) as well as of involvement in ongoing and future research endeavors, joint research projects and externally funded projects.

All materials, including a private postal and an email address must be received no later than September 8th, 2016 at

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik
Arnimallee 14
14195 Berlin, Germany

or as an e-mail to: <>

Application guidelines and general information on the appointment procedure as well as requirements for junior professorships at Freie Universität Berlin can be found at <>. For additional details, please visit <> and <>.

Prof. Günter M. Ziegler
Institut für Mathematik
Freie Universität Berlin
Arnimallee 2
D-14195 Berlin

Tel: (+49) (30) 838 75 668
Secr.: (+49) (30) 838 75 660 Elke Pose
Fax: (+49) (30) 838 4 75 668 <> <>

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