Open position for Postdoctoral researchers

The FAU Chair for Dynamics, Control, Machine Learning and Numerics – Alexander von Humboldt Professorship (FAU DCN-AvH) at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg is looking for Postdoctoral researchers with an interest in areas involving or related to partial differential equations, numerical and data analysis, stochastic optimisation, control theory or scientific computing.

Where: FAU DCN-AvH, Department of Data Sciences. Cauerstr. 11, 91058 Erlangen, Germany
Starting at: Earliest possible



The chosen postdoc researcher will carry out mathematical and/or computational research on some of the main scientific priorities of the Chair in a multidisciplinary and international environment with excellent facilities and world-wide academic and industrial-technological network at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany).

Candidates are expected to have proven their skills in interdisciplinary cooperation and become actively involved in the newly established FAU MoD, Researcher Center for Mathematics of Data.
-Research in PDE
-Numerical Analysis
-Machine Learning



-PhD on Mathematics or similar, Physics, Engineering, or closely related areas, with emphasis on Partial Differential Equations, Control theory, Numerical Analysis and/or Scientific Computing.
-Experience: Publications on PDEs, numerical analysis, Control and Machine Learning, reference/recommendation letters
-Interdisciplinary and collaborative work
-Good written English skills
-Driven, independent personality
Successful candidates is expected to demonstrate initial academic achievements and the capacity for independent research at the highest international standards.



FAU expects applicants to become actively involved in administering academic affairs and in developing strategic initiatives. FAU offers career development, mentoring and an attractive initial research budget. Based on international standards and transparent performance agreements, FAU ensures a comprehensive and fair evaluation process.

In its pursuit of academic excellence, FAU is committed to equality of opportunity and to a proactive and inclusive approach, which supports and encourages all under-represented groups, promotes an inclusive culture and values diversity. FAU is a family-friendly employer and is also responsive to the needs of dual career couples.


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• CV
• Two (2) recommendation letters
• Master/PhD certificates
• Academic record
• List of publications
• Short research plan
• List of potential reference persons
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