Job offer with possibility for doctorate or habilitation – Freiberg/Germany

At Freiberg University (Germany) in the Department of Mathematics and Informatics, Institute of Applied Analysis, the temporary full-time position (for 3 years) of an

wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiters/Mitarbeiterin
(scientific/research Assistant)

is immediately available.

The position is part of the interdisciplinary project “Increasing the Competence of Students for the Application of Scientific Methods in Practice”. You will work on the subproject “Promoting Self-Oriented Learning”.

Tasks include:

  • Expansion of the virtual learning environment to make the learning process more flexible and individualized; Improving the ability to work out the learning material at the individual pace;
  • Promoting self-management skills through on-demand learning outside the classroom (including virtual classrooms and electronic learning controls)
  • To do a doctorate or habilitation in a field of applied harmonic analysis, such as sampling, approximation theory, Clifford analysis, wavelets or frames and their application to signal processing.

We support you actively in the “Promoting Self-Oriented Learning” project, in particular through a regular scientific discourse, through the possibility to contribute to existing publication projects and also to realize specific topic proposals. You can access the resources of the institute and the university library, e.g. by attending conferences and using specific literature.

Employment prerequisites:

  • University diploma or master’s degree in mathematics or an adjoining subject obtained from a university;
  • Sound knowledge of mathematical analysis and the ability to acquire new abstract mathematical theories;
  • Interest in programming and good knowledge of English in spoken and written form.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Prof. Swanhild Bernstein (

If you are interested please contact me ( and I will tell you how to proceed and where to send the formal application.

The formal job offer will be published in German: .
Direct link:

Source: Email from S. Bernstein,, 24 Jan. 2017


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