University Professorship (Salary Scale W2 BBesO) in Discrete Mathematics

Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
Job Description: 

to be appointed at the earliest possible date.

The candidate should have a distinguished academic record in a central research area of Discrete Mathematics; a focus on Algebraic Combinatorics is particularly welcome. The research topics should have potential for collaboration at the Institute for Algebra, Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics and should complement and strengthen the profile of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics.

As part of the responsibilities the successful candidate is expected to represent the field of Discrete Mathematics in teaching and research, and to take an appropriate part in teaching courses both for beginning mathematics students as well as mathematics courses for students of other subjects.

The responsibilities and required qualification for employment are specified in the Higher Education Act of Niedersachsen (NHG , § 25).

Leibniz Universität Hannover is a member university of Niedersachsen Institutes of Technology (NTH), to which the vacant professorship is attached. Applicants are therefore expected to be prepared to participate in coordinated interdisciplinary programmes and to be involved in the cooperation of the technically-oriented universities in Niedersachsen in research and teaching, especially within the framework of NTH. For more information visit
Part-time employment is possible.

As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz Universität Hannover intends to promote women in the context of statutory requirements. For this reason suitably qualified women are specifically invited to apply. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preferential treatment. Applications from international candidates are highly encouraged.

Leibniz Universität Hannover places great value on an international orientation of teaching and research, with a special emphasis on the intensive supervision and support of students and involvement of the university in the Region Hannover and in Niedersachsen. In order to promote this, the faculty expects the successful candidate to centre his/her life in the Region Hannover.
Applicants 50 years old or older at the date of appointment and who do not hold a civil servant status qualify only for employee status.
For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Christine Bessenrodt (+49 511 762 3294,

Please send your full application until September 28, 2012 to

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Dekan der Fakultät für Mathematik und Physik
Prof. Dr. Elmar Schrohe
Appelstraße 2
30167 Hannover, Germany.

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Universities and colleges
Deadline for Application: 
Sep 28 2012