Professorship Scientific Computing and Numerical Mathematics

Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg
March 01 2017
Position Type
Full Time

The Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg, invites applications for a

Professorship (W3)

Scientific Computing and Numerical Mathematics

(Numerische Mathematik und Wissenschaftliches Rechnen)

commencing at the earliest opportunity.

The faculty is seeking to appoint an internationally recognized scientist with a strong research profile in a current field of scientific computing or numerical mathematics, preferably in the area of numerical methods for partial differential equations. Examples of possible fields of application are computational fluid dynamics or the numerical simulation of complex environmental systems. The new professor is expected to establish strong collaborations with scientists of applied fields and to conduct joint research projects. Teaching duties include courses in the degree programs of mathematics and courses offered for other study programs.

Other duties result from the requirements set by § 42 Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz (Higher Education Act of the State of Brandenburg - BbgHG) in conjunction with § 3 BbgHG.

Please refer to §§ 41 paragraph 1 No 1 - 4a and 43 BbgHG for prerequisites and conditions of employment.

Experience in the acquisition and realization of third-party funded projects is expected. Fields of research should be relevant for DFG (German Research Foundation) funding. Lectures are primarily to be held in German, fluency in English is expected.

BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg strives to increase the proportion of women in teaching and

research and specifically encourages qualified female scientists to apply.

As a family-oriented University, BTU offers a Dual Career Service.

Qualified applicants with disabilities will be given priority.

The application, including academic certificates, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, as well as proof of teaching experience, should be sent by e-mail in a single pdf file with max. 7 MB until 06.04.2017 to the:

Dekan der Fakultät MINT - Mathematik, Informatik, Physik, Elektro- und Informations-technik, e-mail:,

postal adress: BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus

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