Research Associate / PhD Student (m/f/x)

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
03 Jun 2024
04 Jul 2024
Fixed Term
Full Time

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At the Faculty of Mathematics, Institute of Algebra, the Chair of Algebra with a Focus on Group Theory offers a position as

Research Associate / PhD Student (m/f/x)

(subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting September 1, 2024. The position comprises 60% of the full-time weekly hours and is limited to three years. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification (usually PhD).

Tasks: You will conduct research at the Chair of Algebra with a Focus on Group Theory within the DFG project "Fusion Systems and Localities" and in particular investigate the use of fusion systems in a new proof of parts of the classification of finite simple groups.

Requirements: You have a very good scientific university degree in the field of mathematics. Furthermore, you have extensive and profound experience in the field of finite group theory. A very good command of English is also desirable.

TUD strives to employ more women in academia and research. We therefore expressly encourage women to apply. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a Dual Career Service. We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. If multiple candidates prove to be equally qualified, those with disabilities or with equivalent status pursuant to the German Social Code IX (SGB IX) will receive priority for employment.

Please submit your detailed application with the usual documents by July 4, 2024 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service or time stamp of the email server of the TU Dresden applies), preferably via the TUD SecureMail Portal https://securemail.tu-dresden.de by sending it as a single pdf file to ellen.henke@tu-dresden.de or to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Mathematik, Institut für Algebra, Frau Prof. Dr. Ellen Henke. Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

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