Jobs and Vacancies in Mathematics Research

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The field in which research jobs in mathematics lie is hard to define as, in its purest form, it is too abstract to be considered a science. It has, therefore, been described as a form of philosophy; a study which aims to explain aspects of the world through a high level of abstraction. This was supported by Galileo who claimed that to understand the universe, you must first understand its language; that language being geometry and numbers. Having said that mathematics aims at total abstraction, it does, however, lead to important discoveries and has contributed to countless other fields of study.

In modern times, mathematicians have seen their work form a close relationship with the relatively young subject of computer science, making it a field which is now tangibly shaping modern life. This new interest has created somewhat of a boom, and there are lots of exciting opportunities for those looking to do a PhD, postdocs or faculty positions. Many of these amazing research jobs in mathematics can be found here.

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Eligibility Starting in November 2015, each research fellowship will be awarded for 18 months. The call is open to experienced researchers of all disciplines and all nationalities who: hold a doctoral degree (the dissertation must be submitted) completed their doctoral degree no longer than 6...
Dahlem Research School at Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, 15 January 2015
The "Alfried Krupp Senior Fellowships" will be awarded to outstanding senior scientists and scholars who are qualified by their achievements in research as well as in teaching. The "Alfried Krupp Junior Fellowships" will be awarded to highly promising younger post-doctoral scholars. Through the...
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Greifswald, 26 February 2015
Um ein Alfried Krupp Senior-Fellowship können sich durch her­aus­ragende Leistungen in Forschung und Lehre ausgewiesene Wissenschaftler/-innen bewerben. Die Alfried Krupp Junior-Fellowships werden an beson­ders quali­fizierte promovierte Nachwuchswissen­schaftler/-innen vergeben. Das Alfried Krupp...
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Greifswald, 26 February 2015
The applicant should be an internationally recognized expert in developing and implementing numerical methods for differential equations and their applications in engineering, life sciences, or applied sciences. Priority will be given to applicants with a strong background in modern analysis. A...
Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, 26 February 2015
The impact of uncertain forecasts of wind speed and direction on the power variation of large offshore wind farms will be investigated. Even relatively small variations in the wind direction may lead to strong power fluctuations at downstream turbines if these are operating in multiple wake...
ForWind - Center for Wind Energy Research, Institute of Physics of the Carl von Ossietzky - University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, 13 February 2015
within the Institute of Mathematics. We are seeking a candidate internatio­nally widely recognized for excellent research in an active field of discrete mathematics, such as coding theory, discrete methods in algebra and geo­me­try, optimization or tropical geo­me­try. The successful applicant is...
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 12 February 2015
The person will join the newly established research group Social Determinants of Health and Life Expectancy, which is headed by Professor Pekka Martikainen and Director of the MPIDR Mikko Myrskylä. The MPIDR is a leading institute in demographic research which hosts a wide range of laboratories that...
Max-Planck-Institut für demografische Forschung (MPIDR), Rostock, 13 January 2015
with self-designed projects in the natural sciences and engi­neering as well as in the humanities and social sciences. In principle, the positions could be established in any research area and shall enable the fellows to conduct an independent research project. Nevertheless, the integration in an...
University of Bremen, Bremen, 8 January 2015
Outstanding (top 10%) students with a university degree (bachelor or master) in economics or related fields are encouraged to apply for admission. All BGSE activities are conducted in English. Grants are available. All students are provided with adequate office space. Our student body benefits from...
Bonn Graduate School of Economics (BGSE), Bonn, 17 December 2014