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Current status of application procedure

  • Selection procedure by appointment committee
The Faculty of Mathematics of Bielefeld University invites applications for a

Juniorprofessorship of Mathematics (W1), in particular Combinatorial Algebra

starting as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will represent the field of Combinatorial Algebra in research and teaching.

We are looking for a candidate who

  • in her/his dissertation has made excellent contributions to the field of combinatorial algebra, specifically e.g. in asymptotic, geometric, or enumerative group or ring theory, matroid theory, discrete and convex methods in algebraic geometry or related areas,
  • contributes to major research projects planned in the Faculty,
  • contributes to the Faculty’s portfolio of research, teaching and academic administration,
  • is open for research collaborations with scientists from the Faculty of Mathematics and other Faculties of Bielefeld University.
Formal requirements for appointments are detailed in paragraph 36 of the "Hochschulgesetz" of the state of North-Rhine Westfalia. (https://recht.nrw.de/lmi/owa/br_text_anzeigen?v_id=10000000000000000654)

The initial appointment will be for three years. An extension for further three years is possible in case of a positive evaluation. Knowledge of German is not a prerequisite, but the willingness and ability to learn it within a year is.

Applications from suitably qualified disabled people are explicitly encouraged.

Bielefeld University has received a number of awards for its achievements in the provision of equal opportunity and has been recognized as a family friendly University. The University welcomes applications by women. This is particularly true in regard to both academic and technical posts as well as positions in information technology. Applications are handled according to the provisions of the state’s equal opportunity statutes.

The submission deadline for applications is February 1, 2021.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a 2-page research and teaching concept and a publication list with three outstanding publications highlighted. They can be submitted by e-mail (optionally PGP-encrypted) to:


or to:       

Bielefeld University
Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics
P.O. Box 100131
D-33501 Bielefeld

Applicants are asked not to send in original documents, as these cannot be returned.

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