Fristende 2022-08-31


The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at Friedrich Schiller University Jena invites applications for a

Professorship (W2 with tenure track to W3) in Probability Theory

in the Institute of Mathematics, which is available from April 1st, 2023.

Candidates should be internationally recognised for outstanding research in a modern area of probability theory. They should display the potential for collaboration with the current research strengths at the department. The potential for collaboration in the context of one of the interdisciplinary profile lines LIGHT, LIFE, LIBERTY would be particulary welcome. Candidates should also be willing to explore cooperation opportunities within the wider university and with our partner universities in Halle and Leipzig. Experience connected with the acquisition of third-party funding is expected.

Teaching duties include basic and advanced lecture courses in probability theory for the undergraduate, graduate and teacher training mathematics programmes, together with service teaching for computer science and for other faculties. Non-native speakers will be expected to acquire the ability to teach in German within three years of being appointed. The successful applicant should have leadership skills and will also be expected to do their fair share of administrative work.

A doctoral degree and teaching skills are required, as is a postdoctoral thesis (Habilitation) or an equivalent body of postdoctoral scientific work. The successful candidate will initially be employed for a fixed term of six years, on the W2 professorial pay scale. Subject to a positive tenure evaluation, they will then be appointed to a tenured position on the W3 professorial scale, without there being any need for us to readvertise the position.

Friedrich Schiller University Jena encourages the hiring of female professors. Applications from women are particularly welcome. Handicapped applicants of equal qualifications will be given preference.

Your application should include a CV, photocopies of degree certificates, list of courses taught, teaching evaluations, list of publications, record of third-party funding and a research plan. The closing date for applications is 31.08.2022. Please submit your application – preferably by email (in a single pdf-file) – to the

Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Dean, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Ernst-Abbe-Platz 2
07743 Jena

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