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The Research Training Group RTG 2229 "Asymptotic Invariants and Limits of Groups and Spaces" is jointly run by Heidelberg University and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). At this time we do not have any open positions.

 

[PhD Positions]       [Postdoc Positions]

 

 

PhD Positions

 

Job description

 

PhD students will work related to the research program. The PhD students will be advised by at least two scientists and a postdoctoral mentor. As members of the Research Training Group (RTG) they benefit from a variety of qualification programs including for advanced and tailor-made courses on the topics of the RTG. An intensive visitor's program, frequent workshops and PhD schools will contribute to a vibrant scientific environment.

 

Payment is according to the wage agreement of the civil service TV-L, 75% of salary level E13 for PhD positions.

 

KIT and Heidelberg University are equal opportunity employers. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities will be preferentially considered if equally qualified.

 

 

Qualification

 

We are seeking PhD applicants internationally with an excellent master's (or equivalent) in mathematics or theoretical physics. Applicants should show a high engagement and have a strong theoretical background in one of the research topics of the RTG. A good command of English language is required.

 

 

Application

 

Applications for positions starting on October 1, 2016 must be submitted by July 15, 2016. Applications will be considered until all positions are filled.

 

PhD-applicants are asked to send one pdf file to the RTG coordinator. Your application file should include

  • curriculum vitae (CV)
  • motivation letter
  • Master thesis with extended abstract
  • two to three recommendation letters (if wished, they may be sent directly to us)
  • copies of academic degrees and transcripts of records

 

 

Contact

 

Questions can be sent to info∂groups and space kit edu.

 

 

 

Postdoc Positions

 

 

Job description

 

Postdocs will work related to the research program. As members of the Research Training Group (RTG) they benefit from a variety of qualification programs including for advanced and tailor-made courses on the topics of the RTG. An intensive visitor's program and frequent workshops will contribute to a vibrant scientific environment.

 

Payment is according to the wage agreement of the civil service TV-L, 100% of salary level E13 for postdoc positions.

 

KIT and Heidelberg University are equal opportunity employers. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities will be preferentially considered if equally qualified.

 

 

Qualification

 

For the postdoc positions we seek candidates with the following profile: They have written an excellent PhD thesis in an RTG related area, and their research should have potential for further development. They should show broad mathematical interests and be able to bridge different research areas of the RTG.

 

 

Application

 

Applications for positions starting on October 1, 2016 must be submitted by July 15, 2016. Applications will be considered until all positions are filled.

 

Postdoc-applicants are asked to send one pdf file to the RTG coordinator. Your application file should include

  • curriculum vitae (CV)
  • motivation letter
  • PhD thesis with extended abstract
  • research statement
  • teaching and mentoring statement
  • copies of academic degrees and transcripts of records

In addition, we ask for 3 reference letters sent directly to us.

 

 

Contact

 

Questions can be sent to info∂groups and space kit edu.