Thursday, February 16, 2017

[DMANET] Full Professor (W3) in Applied Mathematics at RWTH Aachen University

At RWTH Aachen University, we have an opening in the broad area of
applied mathematics, including discrete applied mathematics and

The Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Science of RWTH
Aachen University invites applications for a

Full Professor (W3) in Applied Mathematics

We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in this
area. The starting date is as soon as possible. Relevant research topics
include numerical analysis, partial differential equations, mathematical
foundation of signal processing, inverse problems and optimization.
Excellent applications from other areas of applied mathematics are
explicitly welcome. The profile of the successful applicant should
complement the
research themes within the department of mathematics and enable a
strengthening of interdisciplinary cooperations. A track record of
successful aquisition of third party funds is required. An adequate
participation in covering the teaching obligations of the department of
mathematics is part of the duties of this professorship

A Ph.D. degree is required; additionally, Habilitation (postdoctoral
lecturing qualification), an exemplary record of research achievement as
an assistant / an associate / a junior professor or university
researcher and/or an outstanding career outside academia are highly
desirable. Ability in and commitment to teaching are essential. The
application should include supporting documents regarding success in
teaching. German is not necessary to begin but will be expected as a
teaching language within the first 5 years.

Please send a cover letter stating research aims and a CV to:

Dekan der Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften der
RWTH Aachen,
Stefan Schael,
52056 Aachen

You can also send your application via email to Please note, however, that
communication via unencrypted e-mail poses a threat to confidentiality
as it is potentially vulnerable to unauthorized access by third parties.

The deadline for applications is March 31, 2017.

This position is also available as part-time employment per request.
RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly university and
offers a dual career program for partner hiring. We particularly welcome
and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic
minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH
Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and
appointments will be made on merit.

This job opening can also be found


Prof. Dr. Arie M.C.A. Koster
RWTH Aachen University
Lehrstuhl II für Mathematik
Pontdriesch 10-12, 2.0G, Raum 307
D-52062 Aachen
T: +49 (0)241 80-94995 (Secretary) -94524 (Direct)
F: +49 (0)241 80-92136

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