The University of Kassel is a modern and growing University with round about 25.000 students. It has an extraordinary wide section with expertise of nature, technique, culture and society.

The Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences consists of the Institutes of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. Interdisciplinary cooperation is a particular hallmark of research at the Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, for example, in the new Graduate School on “Multiscale Clocks” involving Biology and Mathematics. At the Institute of Mathematics, application- and computer-oriented topics are the focus of research.

The Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences invites applications for a:

W 3 - Professorship (m/f/d) „DISCRETE MATHEMATICS“

Closes: 18.08.2022
Date of Hire: as soon as possible
Reference: 35220

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We are looking for an excellent scientist with an internationally recognized research portfolio in discrete mathematics, specifically in the areas of graph theory, combinatorics, discrete geometry, or discrete optimization, with strong relations to applications, for example in engineering, data science and machine learning, computer science, or biology. The appointee will teach discrete mathematics across the entire spectrum of the discipline in all mathematics degree programs (Bachelor, Master, teacher education) and will contribute to service teaching in other curricula (computer sciences, engineering, natural sciences). Cooperation in academic self-management is an obligatory integral part of the position to be filled.

Candidates should have a substantial teaching portfolio and a proven track record of internationally outstanding peer-reviewed publications and external funding. The successful candidate is expected to engage in interdisciplinary collaborations with colleagues from the natural sciences and/or from engineering.
Cooperation opportunities with the University’s newly founded Centre for Sustainable Development and Transformation and the existing collaborative research centers and groups within the department are desired.

The professorship is particularly suitable for early-career researchers, who will find an excellent environment for further development in Kassel.

The ability to teach in German is a prerequisite for a successful application.

Questions concerning the advertised position will be gladly answered by: Prof. Dr. Andreas Bley, Department of Discrete Optimization, University of Kassel, phone: +49 (561) 804 5650, email: andreas.bley(at)uni-kassel.de

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The University of Kassel is very interested in the professional satisfaction of its employees. It is distinguished as a family-friendly university and, in the interests of equal opportunities, strives to offer everyone the same opportunities for development and to counteract existing disadvantages. It promotes the Family Welcome Service and also the Dual Career Service for positions that are scientifically and academically filled. One of the strategic goals of the University of Kassel is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Applications from women are therefore particularly welcome. Seriously handicapped and equivalent applicants are given preference if they have the same suitability, qualifications and professional performance. Full-time positions are generally divisible (except when filling civil servant positions).

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