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Einstein Center Digital Future / Technische Universität Berlin
Technische Universität Berlin, Fakultät II - Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften invites applications for a

Junior Professorship - salary grade W1

with tenure-track for the field of "Discrete Optimization in the Context of Big Data".
The junior professorship is to be funded in the context of the Einstein Center Digital Future. The professorship is offered under the reserve that funds are granted.

Reference number:

II-436/16 (starting at 01/04/17 / for a period of 3 years; an extension of 3 more years is possible after successful evaluation / closing date for applications 13/10/16)

Working field:

The position requires research and teaching and an internationally visible profile in the area of Discrete Optimization.
The research focus of the position is expected to be a branch of Discrete Optimization at the interface with the area of Algorithms for Big Data. Furthermore, co-operations with the current professors at the Institute of Mathematics as well as participation in existing and future collaborative research projects of all mathematical institutes in Berlin (Research Center MATHEON, Einstein Center for Mathematics Berlin, Berlin Mathematical School etc.) are expected.
Teaching will be required in all mathematical degree programs and moderately in the service teaching of mathematics for other programs. Teaching requirements shall be met in German and English. Candidates are expected to supervise students‘ theses as well as to participate in the academic administration of the university.


Successful applicants must fulfill the requirements for appointment at the professor level in compliance with § 102a BerlHG (Berlin Higher Education Act), including a completed academic education in mathematics or a comparable subject, qualified achievements in research and a particular qualification for academic work normally attested by the excellent quality of a PhD, and pedagogical didactic qualifications, to be proven by teaching experience and visualized in a teaching portfolio (for further information see TUB Website, quick as no. 144242).
Internationally visible research results in the area of Discrete Optimization have to be proven through relevant publica tions. Experience in acquiring and carrying out projects and project alliances involving third-party funding are desirable.
Technische Universität Berlin strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored.
Technische Universität Berlin is a certified family-friendly higher education institution, and our Dual Career Service offers assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin.
Please send your written application until 13/10/2016 with the reference number and the usual documents to Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident -, Fakultät II - Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften, Sekr. BEL 1, Marchstraße 6, 10587 Berlin. Please note that applications via email cannot be considered.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.
The vacancy is also available on the internet at
Please note that the positions are conditional upon financing from the donors and partners. It is intended to extend a number of the temporary professorships at the end of the funding period. Additional professorships for Berlin will be advertised in the coming months and will be posted at be-digital.berlin

Closing date: 13.10.2016
Closing date: 13 October 2016 Published on academics.com on date 15 September 2016
In your application, please refer to academics.com