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January 10th, 2016. We currently have one open PhD postion in project B6 as well as one open PostDoc position in project A7. For these positions applications are welcome, see the expired job offers below for information.

Expired job offers

Expired 3 PhD positions at KIT

The Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1173 "Wave phenomena – analysis and numerics" offers three PhD positions (75%) under the supervision of

Our research topics focus on the analysis and numerics of partial differential equations related to wave propagation. More detailed descriptions of our research topics can be found following the link http://www.waves.kit.edu/.

Job description

The PhD students will work on their research projects. As members of the integrated Research Training Group (iRTG) they benefit from a variety of qualification programs including for example advanced and tailor-made courses on the topics of the CRC. The PhD students will attend conferences, workshops and summer schools. Teaching possibilities can be offered, too.

Required qualification

Candidates hold a Master degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics and have a strong background in analysis and/or numerical analysis of partial differential equations. They are open minded, active and have a good command of English language.

Salary

Payment is according to the wage agreement of the civil service TV-L, 75% of E13 (cf. http://oeffentlicher-dienst.info/tv-l/west/).

Application deadline

Applications are received until November 4th.

Contact person

Questions can be addressed to the CRC's managing director (admin∂waves.kit.edu) or to Rainer Mandel (Rainer.Mandel∂kit.edu).

Application

Applicants are asked to send one pdf file to the CRC's office (office∂waves.kit.edu). The file should include a curriculum vitae as well as copies of academic degrees and transcripts of records.

KIT is an equal opportunity employer. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities will be preferentially considered if equally qualified.

Expired Postdoc position in Mathematics available

The Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1173 »Wave phenomena – analysis and numerics« offers several PhD and Postdoc positions. Starting on July 1st, 2015 the CRC is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). It is jointly run by the Departments of Mathematics of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), University of Stuttgart, and University of Tübingen in collaboration with KIT research groups in optics and photonics, biomedical engineering, and applied geophysics.

Research topics

The goal of this CRC is to analytically understand, numerically simulate, and eventually manipulate wave propagation under realistic scenarios by intertwining analysis and numerics. Follow the link to the list of project descriptions.

Job description

PhD students and Postdocs will work on one of the projects. The PhD students will be advised by at least two scientists and additionally will have a mentor. As members of the integrated Research Training Group (iRTG) they benefit from a variety of qualification programs including for example advanced and tailor-made courses on the topics of the CRC. PhD students and Postdocs will attend conferences, workshops and summer schools.

Required qualification

Candidates hold a Master degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics and have a strong background in analysis and/or numerical analysis of partial differential equations. They are open minded, active and have a good command of English language.

Salary

Payment is according to the wage agreement of the civil service TV-L, 100% of E13 for PostDocs position (cf. http://oeffentlicher-dienst.info/tv-l/west/)

Application deadline

Applications will be considered until all positions are filled.

Contact person

Questions can be addressed to the CRC's managing director. More information on the CRC is available at www.waves.kit.edu.

Application

Applicants are asked to send one pdf file to the CRC's office. The file includes

  1. cover letter,
  2. curriculum vitae,
  3. copies of academic degrees and transcripts of records,
  4. preferences of projects (optional),
  5. contact information for at least one letter of recommendation,
  6. list of publications with link for downloading (Do not include your publications in the pdf file).

Applicants for Postdoc positions provide a statement on how they will contribute to the success of the CRC.

KIT is an equal opportunity employer. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities will be preferentially considered if equally qualified.

Student assistents

The Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1173 »Wave phenomena – analysis and numerics« searches also for student assistants. For further information please look into our job advertisement (in german language).