The International Research Training Group (IGDK Munich-Graz) “Optimization and Numerical Analysis for Partial Differential Equations with Nonsmooth Structures”
is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG
) and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF
) and is associated with the four universities
For its second funding period the IGDK invites applications for
one Doctoral Position (75% TV-L E13) in Munich
two Doctoral Positions (75%) in Graz
The available PhD topics are, for instance,
Applicants should hold a master's degree in mathematics or related areas with a strong background in one of the fields of numerics, optimization, or analysis.
Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, copies of certifications of academic qualifications held, a copy of a degree thesis or of a peer-reviewed publication (if available) and two letters of recommendation.
Additionally, the candidates are asked to inform themselves beforehand about the spectrum of the available PhD topics
from the web page of the IGDK and to order them according to their interest, giving written explanations for their choice within the application letter.
The IGDK also invites applications for
one Postdoctoral Position (100%) in Munich.
Applicants should hold a PhD degree in mathematics or related areas with a strong background
in one of the fields of numerics, optimization, or analysis.
Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, copies of certificates of academic qualifications, a copy of a degree thesis, of a peer-reviewed publication, and two letters of recommendation.
Applicants are additionally asked to give a written explanation for their interest in at least two of the Core Research Areas
of the IGDK within the application letter.
The IGDK Munich-Graz aims at increasing the proportion of female staff and especially encourages women to apply. This policy applies also to disabled persons.
Applications in English (main language of the IGDK) should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
, addressed to the speakers of the IGDK Munich-Graz, Prof. Dr. Boris Vexler and Prof. Dr. Karl Kunisch.