GRK 2240:
Algebro-geometric Methods in Algebra, Arithmetic and Topology

Mathematisches Institut Heinrich-Heine-Universität Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf

Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik
Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Gaußstr. 20
42119 Wuppertal

How to apply:

We are looking for highly-motivated applicants that hold a master’s degree in mathematics and whose scientific interests fit with the goals of the research training group. The doctoral researchers will participate in the common study program and conduct individual research under the guidance of their PhD supervisors. They are expected to obtain their degree within three years. Especially welcome are applicants with background in one or more of the following areas: Algebraic Geometry, Algebraic Topology, Group Theory, K-theory, Model Theory, Number Theory and Representation Theory. Applicants should be fluent in English.

Currently, we are seeking candidates for 9 PhD positions. The official job advertisement is now public, the deadline for applications is November 27, 2020. Here you can find the german version of the job advertisement.

For your application, please submit the following documents via email
to grk2240 (at) hhu (dot) de:

•   curriculum vitae

•   master's thesis (final or draft version)

•   academic certificates

•   short description of personal motivation

•   short description of previous teaching/research experience, if applicable

A separate letter of recommendation is also required, for example from the master's thesis supervisor, that is send to us directly from the letter writer via email. Please ensure that this letter of recommendation arrives on time.

Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. International applications are welcome, prior German language skills are not required. You may also apply if you will obtain your master's degree in the near future.

Your contact person in case of questions is the coordinator Dr. Daniel Harrer, phone number: +49/211 81-12172, email: harrer (at) hhu (dot) de.

Responsible for the content: E-Mail sendenDaniel Harrer/Stefan Schröer