PhD or Post-Doc position in Numerical Analysis or Scientific Computing

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Job Description: 

The Institute for Applied and Numerical Mathematics at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) invites applications for a PhD or Post-Doc position in numerical analysis or scientific computing. KIT ranks among the leading research institutes in Germany and is one of the prestigious ``Elite-Universitaeten'' selected within the framework of the German Excellence Initiative.
The candidate is supposed to work on numerical methods and model reduction techniques for high-dimensional differential equations with applications in systems biology. More information about our research field can be found at

We are looking for a talented and motivated person with an excellent knowledge of numerical methods for partial and ordinary differential equations and the related analysis. Moreover, the candidate must be familiar with MATLAB and have substantial experience of programming. Language skills in German are not mandatory because the position is a
pure research position with no teaching obligations. However, the candidate must have a sufficient level of written and spoken English. Applications must contain

+ a short curriculum vitae,
+ a detailed list of completed courses in mathematics,
+ a detailed list of passed exams and obtained grades (it is not necessary to scan any certificates, diplomas etc.),
+ a list of awards and publications.

To ensure equal opportunity for men and women, female candidates with the advertised qualifications are explicitly encouraged to apply. Please send a pdf- or ps-file of your application (no doc-files!) via

e-mail to

The position is immediately available, but the contract should start before June 2012. The deadline for application is November 30, 2011.

Job Categories: 
Universities and colleges
Research institutes
Postdoctoral fellowships
Deadline for Application: 
Nov 30 2011