Research Assistant - Institute of Mathematics and Computer Sciences 20/Si13

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At the University of Greifswald’s Institute of Mathematics and Computer Sciences in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, there is a job vacancy expected to be available from 01/02/2021, subject to budgetary regulations, for a part-time (75 %)

Research Assistant.

The position on offer is limited to a period of 36 months. Payment will be made according to pay group 13 TV-L Wissenschaft.

Job description:
The future holder of the position shall perform scientific services in the trilateral project ‘EnhanceD Data stream Analysis: combining the signature method and machine learning algorithms’.
This is a pure research position; however, if desired, it is possible to take on teaching responsibilities. The position is suitable for the preparation of a doctorate.

Job requirements:

  • Advanced university degree in mathematics, statistics, physics or computer science (Master or equivalent)
  • Fluency in English
  • Enthusiasm for data science from a theoretical perspective
  • Interest in working with real-life data
  • Programming experience is desirable
  • Knowledge of algebra (e. g. non-commutative, commutative, representation theory, algebraic topology) and statistics is favourable

The position is open to all persons, irrespective of gender. The University would like to increase the proportion of women in areas in which they are underrepresented and thus applications from women are particularly welcome and will be treated with priority if they have the same qualifications and as long as there are no clear reasons which make a fellow applicant more suitable. Severely disabled applicants with the same qualifications will be considered with preference.

In accordance with § 68(3) PersVG M-V, the Staff Council will only be involved in staff matters of the academic or artistic staff on request.

Please only submit copies of your application documents as they cannot be returned.

Unfortunately, the application costs (e.g. travel expenses for interviews) will not be reimbursed by the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

If you have any questions regarding the job advertisement, please contact: Prof. Dr. Joscha Diehl (

Applications comprising all usual documents should be sent with reference to the job advertisement number 20/Si13 by 9 December 2020, in electronic form (one PDF file) by email, to:

Universität Greifswald
Institut für
Mathematik und Informatik
Herr Prof. Dr. Joscha Diehl
Walther-Rathenau-Straße 47
17489 Greifswald

Universität GreifswaldDomstraße 1117489GreifswaldMVDE