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Technische Universität Dresden - Faculty of Mathematics, Institute of Algebra, Chair of Algebra with a Focus on Group Theory

TUD Dresden University of Technology, as a University of Excellence, is one of the leading and most dynamic research institutions in the country. Founded in 1828, today it is a globally oriented, regionally anchored top university as it focuses on the grand challenges of the 21st century. It develops innovative solutions for the world's most pressing issues. In research and academic programs, the university unites the natural and engineering sciences with the humanities, social sciences and medicine. This wide range of disciplines is a special feature, facilitating interdisciplinarity and transfer of science to society. As a modern employer, it offers attractive working conditions to all employees in teaching, research, technology and administration. The goal is to promote and develop their individual abilities while empowering everyone to reach their full potential. TUD embodies a university culture that is characterized by cosmopolitanism, mutual appreciation, thriving innovation and active participation. For TUD diversity is an essential feature and a quality criterion of an excellent university. Accordingly, we welcome all applicants who would like to commit themselves, their achievements and productivity to the success of the whole institution.

Research Associate / Postdoc (m/f/x)

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

Research Associate / Postdoc (m/f/x)
(subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting October 1, 2024. The position entails 90% of the full-time weekly hours until September 30, 2025 and increase up to 100% of the full-time weekly hours respectively from October 1, 2025 until August 31, 2027. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). The position aims at obtaining further academic qualification (usually habilitation thesis). Balancing family and career is an important issue. The position is generally suitable for candidates seeking part-time employment. Please indicate your request in your application.

Working field:

You will work in research and teaching at the Chair of Algebra with a Focus on Group Theory or at the Institute of Algebra. You will conduct research on topics in the field of group theory and plan and teach courses for mathematical degree programs and in teaching export. After one year at the latest, you will be expected to teach in German.


You have a very good university degree in the field of mathematics as well as a completed or soon to be completed doctorate in mathematics. You have comprehensive and in-depth knowledge in the field of group theory, preferably with reference to fusion systems or the classification of finite simple groups. You also have a good command of English. Academic teaching experience is also desirable.

How to apply:

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 August 1, 2024 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service or time stamp of the email server of the TUD applies), preferably via the TUD SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf file to 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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