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Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of Germany’s leading research universities. The University draws its strengths from both the diversity and the proximity of scientific and engineering disciplines on a single, coherent campus. This highly dynamic setting enables students and researchers to work across traditional boundaries of academic subjects and faculties.
The Department of Mathematics at the Ruhr-University Bochum invites applications for the position of a Junior-Professor for Probability (salary scale w1) to start as soon as possible.
We are looking for a junior scientist with a visible research profile in a current field of Probability that complements the existing research expertise of the department and of the Research Training Group 2131 "High-dimensional phenomena in probability - fluctuations and discontinuity". Teaching responsibilities will include service teaching duties of the Department of Mathematics.
The initial appointment will be for three years; upon successful evaluation, the position will be further extended for another three years.
Applicants will be expected to hold an excellent PhD in Mathematics as well as to have a demonstrable expertise in academic teaching.
We expect:
  • strong commitment to academic teaching;
  • readiness to participate in interdisciplinary research;
  • willingness and ability to attract external funding;
  • readiness to contribute to joint research projects of the department.
The Ruhr-University Bochum is an equal opportunity employer.
Complete applications including CV, copies of academic certificates, lists of publications and research funding, teaching record, and a statement of research interests as well as a concept for gender equality should be sent by E-Mail to the Dean of the Department
of Mathematics, Prof. Dr. Peter Eichelsbacher; not later than October
8th 2017
. Further information can be obtained
at our website at
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Closing date: 08.10.2017
Closing date: 8 October 2017 Published on on date 2 August 2017
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