University of Cologne, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID:University of Cologne-Department of Mathematics and Computer Science-POSTDOC [#18515]
Position Title: Postdoctoral research associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen 50931, Germany [map]
Subject Areas: Probability
Appl Deadline:2021/05/10 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/04/22, finished 2021/11/13, listed until 2021/10/22)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***


» You will be working on the project “The statistical mechanics of the interlacement point process” in the framework of the priority program SPP 2265 “Random geometric systems”. In particular, this will involve conducting research in probability theory, as well as actively contributing to the success of SPP 2265 (see

» Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to enhance your teaching capabilities through a light teaching load of 90 minutes per week that comes with the position.


» You hold a PhD in mathematics, focusing on probability theory or a related area.

» German language skills are not mandatory at the very beginning, but soon thereafter a willingness to master the German language at basic teaching level is expected.


» a fruitful scientific research environment » a diverse and fair working environment

» support in reconciling work and family life » flexible working time models

» extensive advanced training opportunities

» occupational health management offers

» local transport ticket at a discount for UoC employees

The position is available from June 3, 2021, onwards (with some flexibility regarding the starting date) and is limited to up to three years. See for more details.

The review process will start on May 15, 2021 and will continue until positions are filled.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Alexander Drewitz
Universität zu Köln
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Division of Mathematics
Weyertal 86–90
50931 Köln

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