Vacancy No. 1083/2019

Postdoctoral Researchers (f/m/d) In the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1173 Wave phenomena: analysis and numerics

Job description

The CRC is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) since 2015. Its goal is to analytically understand, numerically simulate, and eventually manipulate wave propagation under realistic scenarios by intertwining analysis and numerics. See for a list of participating scientists and project descriptions.

We seek postdoctoral researchers to work in the area of wave phenomena, in particular on the analysis or numerics of nonlinear partial differential equations. You will work on your research project and you have the opportunity to attend conferences, workshops and summer schools. Engagement in teaching is possible.

We provide an inspiring, attractive, interdisciplinary, and internationally recognized scientific environment with access to excellent facilities of the KIT, a wide scope of advanced training options (e.g., preparation for DFG or ERC grants), and flexible working time models. Our CRC aims at the implementation of equal opportunities, it promotes diversity and supports persons with childcare or eldercare responsibilities as well as persons with disabilities. Funds for travel and guests are available through the CRC.

Personal qualification

The following qualifications are required seeking your consideration for this position:

  • You hold an excellent doctoral degree in Mathematics or Physics.
  • Your research profile fits the topics of the CRC.
  • You are open minded, active and have a good command of English language.

Applications should include a cover letter, your research plan, your CV and copies of your certificates.


Salary category 13, depending on the fulfillment of professional and personal requirements.

Organizational unit

Institute for Analysis (IANA), Institute for Applied and Numerical Mathematics (IANM)

Starting date

as soon as possible

Contract duration

limited for two years.

Application up to


Contact person in line-management

For further information, please contact Ms Laurette Lauffer, phone 0721/608-42061.


Please apply online using the button below for this vacancy number 1083/2019 .
Personnel Support is provided by 

Mr Münch
phone: +49 721 608-42099,

Kaiserstr. 12, 76131 Karlsruhe

We prefer to balance the number of employees (f/m/d). Therefore we kindly ask female applicants to apply for this job.

If qualified, severely disabled persons will be preferred.