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Advertisement - Junior Professorship "Probability" (W1)

At the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science the following Junior Professorship has to be filled starting on 1 October 2018

W1-Junior Professurship "Probability"
(Position will be offered for 3 years and is extendable another 3 years after successful evaluation.)

The ideal candidate should have an excellent research profile and broad teaching experience. Preferences will be given to candidates with expertise in stochastic processes on graphs such as percolation, spin models, random walks and interacting random systems, random graphs, random matrices, or related topics.

The successful candidate will be expected to

  • have an independent research agenda, conduct high quality research, recognized through publications in leading scientific journals,
  • have strong commitment to teaching and supervision of undergraduate students,
  • attract external funding,
  • promote scientific cooperation within the Department in one of the above mentioned fields.

Leipzig offers a vibrant multinational research environment for mathematics through close interactions between the University and the Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences in forms of research, teaching, seminars, visitors.

Rights and obligations of the jobholder are within the Saxonian university law (§§ 63, 64, 70 Sächsisches Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz, SächsHSFG) and the Saxonian public service task regulation (Sächsische Dienstaufgabenverordnung, DAVOHS). Applicants must meet the requirements of § 63 SächsHSFG.

The University of Leipzig emphasizes the equality of women and men. Handicapped applicants are encouraged to apply and given preference if equally qualified.

Applications with the usual documents, enclosing detailed CV, a list of the scientific work and academic teaching including available records of teaching evaluations and a certified copy of the certificate of the highest acquired academic degree should be sent, …preferably also in a digital format as one PDF-document, before the 30 March 2018 to:

Mailing adress: Universität Leipzig
Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik
Professor Dr. Max-Konstantin von Renesse
Augustusplatz 10
04109 Leipzig

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