12 PhD positions in Parameter Identification

Research Training Group 2224

π3: Parameter Identification – Analysis, Algorithms, Applications”

This research training group at the University of Bremen, funded by the German Science Foundation DFG, invites applications for

12 PhD positions (A297/18)

German federal employee scale TV-L E13, 75% of a full position,

for 3 years, starting October 1st, 2019.

The employment is fixed-term and governed by the Act of Academic Fixed-Term Contract, §2 I (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG). Therefore, candidates may only be considered for appointment if they still have the respective qualification periods available in accordance with § 2 (1) WissZeitVG.

The RTG π3 offers:

  • Collaborative research projects between mathematicians of the Center for Industrial Mathematics, mathematicians in analysis, topology and statistics, and applied scientists.

  • Research topics including inverse problems, direct optimisation, mathematical data analysis.

  • A multifaceted qualification programme in applied mathematics and scientific computing, including research stays at partner institutions abroad, summer schools, and training workshops.

Requirements for PhD candidates:

  • M.Sc. or equivalent degree with excellent grades in math sciences or related fields.

  • Experience in one of the research topics of this RTG.

  • Skills in scientific computer programming.

  • Industry or research internships are advantageous.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Applicants should enjoy working in an international and interdisciplinary team.

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