Postdoctoral Researcher

Professor Dr. Anna Wienhard
Heidelberg University
Job Description: 

We are advertising a two-year position at the Mathematics Institute at the University of Heidelberg ( starting September 2014 in the research group of Prof. Dr. Anna Wienhard

The postdoctoral researcher will have access to funding for travel, conferences and visitors. He/She will have access to resources of the Mathematics Center Heidelberg (MATCH - see and to resources of the GEAR Network (GEAR - see

Candidates should have excellent research potential with research interests in geometry, topology or group theory. Experience in the study of geometric structures, representations varieties or Higgs bundles is a plus. Knowledge of the German language is not required. Review of applications will begin in January 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should send the following documents to

Ms. Erika Laier (
Ms. Erika Laier
Sekretariat Prof. Wienhard
Im Neuenheimer Feld 288
69120 Heidelberg

  • Curriculum Vitae & list of publications
  • Short description (max. 2-3 pages) of past research
  • Short description (max. 2-3 pages) of research plans
  • 3 letters of recommendation (sent in separately by the reviewers)
  • Heidelberg University ( is the oldest university in Germany and just celebrated its 625th anniversary in 2011. In 2007 it became one of nine Universities of Excellence supported by the Excellence Initiative of the German government. Heidelberg is a beautiful small city, which is located approximately 50 minutes train ride south of Frankfurt airport.

Job Categories: 
Universities and colleges
geometry, topology, group theory
Deadline for Application: 
Jan 6 2014