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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Job description: The responsibility of the scientific coordinator is to plan and organize the training program (lectures, workshops and seminars) of the graduate school, organize social events, continually develop the training program, coordinate the IMPRS-Mic application procedure including...
Max Planck Research School for Environmental, Cellular and Molecular Microbiology (IMPRS-Mic), Marburg, 24 October 2014
Applicants should hold a master's degree in mathematics or related areas with a strong background in one of the fields of numerics, optimization, or analysis. Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, copies of certifications of academic qualifications held, a copy of a degree thesis or of...
International Research Training Group IGDK 1754, Munich, 1 October 2014
Students with an excellent Master's degree in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, other natural sciences, or medicine are invited to apply for a three-year scholarship from the Joachim Herz Foundation, in order to pursue a PhD within the PHGS program. In addition to a monthly allowance, the...
PIER Helmholtz Graduate School (PHGS), Hamburg, 1 October 2014
Do you wish to ... ... earn a PhD, building on your training in biochemistry, biology, physics, or applied maths? ... conduct cutting-edge research at the interface of experiment and quantitative theory? ... learn how to communicate and work with scientists from different fields? Then join us at...
Graduate School of Quantitative Biosciences Munich, Munich, 20 October 2014
The digital transformation of our economic and societal system is fully underway. This revolution in communications and media technology massively reduces the costs of administering social and commercial transactions leading to important implications for how value is generated and appropriated in...
University of Cologne, Cologne, 16 October 2014
The planned duration of the position is initially 2 years, with a possible extension according to the maximum employment duration as given by laws regarding scientific fixed-term contracts (Wissensschaftszeitvertragsgesetz). The pay grade classification depends on the personal and collective legal...
University Hospital Essen, Essen, 14 October 2014
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of algorithms and complexity. The starting date is 1st October 2015. The research focus of this professorship should be in one or several branches of current algorithms research, for example, algorithmic game theory,...
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, 9 October 2014
commencing on October 1st, 2015. We are looking for an internationally recognized scientist in the field of Probability Theory and Statistics with a strong interest in interdisciplinary research at the interface of Applied Stochastics and Computer Science, Engineering as well as Natural or Economic...
Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg, Cottbus-Senftenberg, 25 September 2014
IPODI Fellows will receive: o A two-year employment contract with salaries equal to those of the Marie Curie Programme for experienced researchers, including social security and health insurance as well as pension coverage (salary scale between E 13 and E 14 TV-L), o A yearly travel allowance, o A...
International Post-Doc Initiative (IPODI), Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, 15 September 2014