Official Announcement

The Hausdorff Center for Mathematics (HCM) at Bonn University offers several

Postdoctoral Positions

in all fields of mathematics and its applications, including in particular quantitative economics, subject to the approval of the proposal for a Cluster of Excellence within the Excellence Strategy of the German Federal and State Governments (decision on 27 September 2018). The duration of these positions is 2 years with the possibility of extension by up to one year. Expected starting date is no later than October 2019. Generally there are no teaching obligations but such opportunities are provided if desired by the candidates.

Your application should contain your CV (with the grade for the dissertation if applicable), a publication list and a research plan relating to the research in HCM. Moreover, you have to choose one of the new HCM Research Areas as well as a potential local postdoctoral mentor from among the Bonn based professors in HCM listed as investigators of the respective research area whom you are requested to contact regarding the proposed research plan prior to submitting your application. Applicants who have not yet completed their PhD are requested to include a two page outline of their dissertation project comprising results up to now as well as a detailed evaluation written by his/her supervisor. In addition we need by the deadline at least two letters of recommendation from scientists not associated with Bonn University. The letters of recommendation are to be sent by e-mail to the Board of Directors of the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, c/o Daniela Schmidt (

The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. It aims to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are underrepresented and to promote their careers in particular. It therefore strongly encourages women with relevant qualifications to apply. Applications will be handled in accordance with the Landesgleichstellungsgesetz (State Equality Act). Applications from suitable individuals with a certified serious disability and those of equal status are particularly welcome.

If you have any questions please contact Daniela Schmidt (

Please apply using our online application form

The deadline for the current application round is 30th October 2018.