University Professorship (Salary Scale W 2 BBesO) in Number Theory

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

to be appointed at the earliest possible date.

The successful candidate should be internationally recognized in a currently active
area of Number Theory which complements the mathematical topics represented at
the Institute and at the Faculty and where cooperations can be expected. On the
position, it will be the responsibility to represent the fjeld both in research and
teaching; this includes an adequate participation in the undergraduate mathematics
education of students of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics as well as of students
of other Faculties.

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. C. Bessenrodt (+49 511 762 3294,

Please send your application with the usual documents and papers by September 28, 2012 to the
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Dekan der Fakultät für Mathematik und Physik
Prof. Dr. E. Schrohe
Appelstr. 2, 30167 Hannover

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Deadline for Application: 
Sep 28 2012