Postdoctoral position (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter)

Christopher Voll
Bielefeld University
Job Description: 

The Faculty of Mathematics at Bielefeld University is looking to appoint a postdoctoral researcher ("wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter")
to work in the research group of Christopher Voll; see

For details about C. Voll's research interests, please see The Faculty benefits from the
DFG-funded "Sonderforschungsbereich 701"; see

The appointee's principal duties will be to conduct research and to contribute to the Faculty's teaching (4 hours per week during term
time). The appointment will initially be for two years, possibly for longer. By default the position is full-time; a part-time appointment may be negotiated. The relevant pay scale is E 13 TV-L.

Applicants should hold, or to be about to complete, a doctorate in a relevant mathematical subject area, such as algebra, number theory or
geometry. Research experience in asymptotic group theory will be an advantage, but is not essential.

Applicants must be able to teach in German or English. German language tuition may be provided.

Applications should comprise:
- a detailed Curriculum Vitae,
- a research plan,
- addresses of up to three academics who may be contacted to obtain academic references,
- (electronic) copies of relevant papers and theses.

The closing date for applications is 03 January 2014. Interested candidates may
contact Christopher Voll at to discuss further details.

Job Categories: 
Postdoctoral fellowships
asymptotic group theory
Deadline for Application: 
Jan 3 2014