Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Floer Postdoctoral Research Position 3 years 39,83 h/w

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The Ruhr-Universität Bochum is one of the leading research universities. The university draws its strengths from both the diversity and the proximity of scientific and engineering disciplines on a single, coherent campus. This highly dynamic setting enables students and researchers to work across traditional boundaries of academic subjects and faculties.

The Floer Centre of Geometry (FCG) invites applications for a 3 year postdoctoral position to pursue research in mathematics at the University of Bochum. We are looking for an outstanding, independent and highly motivated scholar with a strong research record in one of the fields covered by the FCG (see The successful applicant is expected to work in one or more of the following areas: algebra, complex geometry, differential geometry, dynamical systems, Lie theory and algebraic groups, symplectic geometry, topology, transformation groups.

Payment is based on the German TVL-13 scale. The fellowship includes a research grant  for conference travel support. The position comes with a teaching load at the advanced level. Knowledge of German is not required.

The load of teaching will be calculated according to §3 of Lehrverpflichtungsverordnung (state of North Rhine-Westphalia).

The starting date is September 1, 2020.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to
Prof. Dr. Alberto Abbondandolo (cc to Corina Minzlaff).

The application material (covering letter, curriculum vitae, relevant degree certificates, list of publications, description of research interests (2-3 pages)) should be sent as a single pdf file. The PhD Thesis should be sent as a further pdf file.

At least one and up to three letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the recommenders to
Prof. Dr. Alberto Abbondandolo (cc to Corina Minzlaff).

Deadline for applications: Sunday, January 12, 2020.

Travel expenses for interviews cannot be refunded.

At Ruhr-Universität Bochum, we wish to promote careers of women in areas in which they are been underrepresented, and we would therefore like to encourage female candidates to send us their applications. Applications by suitable candidates with severe disabilities and other applicants with equal legal status are likewise most welcome.


Applicants should hold a PhD in mathematics. The topic of the PhD Thesis should be related to the fields covered by the FCG (see again


Contact person
Ms Corina Minzlaff
44801 Bochum
+49 234 3228345
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Institute / Institution
Faculty of Mathematics
Period of employment
3 years
Application Deadline
Sunday, 12. January 2020 - 23:59


E-13 TV-L