Postdoctoral Positions in Mathematics at FAU DCN-AvH (2024)

Postdoctoral Positions in Mathematics at FAU DCN-AvH (2024)

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany

The “Chair for Dynamics, Control, Machine Learning, and Numerics – Alexander von Humboldt Professorship (FAU DCN-AvH),” led by Professor Enrique Zuazua, invites applications for three (03) open postdoctoral positions. The positions are aimed at individuals with a strong background in Partial Differential Equations, Control and Machine Learning, and their Numerical Analysis and Computational counterparts.

Position Details

Duration: Initially limited to up to three (3) years, with the possibility of extension.
Starting Date: To be adapted to the availability of selected candidates.
Salary: Competitive international annual gross salary following the German TV-L (E 13) scale.
Location: The positions are based in Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany. Successful candidates will receive a competitive international annual gross salary according to the German TV-L (E 13) scale. While the primary focus is on research activities, collaboration in teaching and mentoring is encouraged.

Institutional Values

FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg is committed to international standards, transparent performance agreements, equal opportunity, inclusivity, support for under-represented groups, an inclusive culture, and diversity. The university also prioritizes the needs of dual career couples and is recognized as a family-friendly employer.

Application Deadline

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via email to by February 12, 2024 February 29, 2024.
* Subject of Email: FAU Postdoc Position 2024

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview, either in person or online.

Application Procedure

Please send a single PDF file (titled Postdoc_2024_candidateName_Lastname.pdf) with the following information:

a) Cover Letter:
• Brief description of the topic and results of your Ph.D. thesis.
• Brief description of your previous postdoctoral activities (if applicable).
• Explanation of how your expertise relates to the research topics of the FAU DCN-AvH Chair.
• Description of your expectations from the postdoctoral position in our research group.

b) Curriculum Vitae:
• Including a list of publications and preprints.

c) Research Proposal:
• One-page proposal aligned with the Chair’s research topics.

d) Reference Information:
• List of 2-3 professors (with contact information) who can provide a reference letter. Explain your connection to them. No recommendation letters are required at this stage.

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