Official Announcement

The Cluster of Excellence Hausdorff Center for Mathematics at the University of Bonn combines researches in Theoretical and Applied Mathematics, and Mathematical Economics. In this framework, the university looks forward to filling several

Postdoctoral Positions

The initial appointment will be for two (2) years with a possible one (1) year reappointment. Expected starting date is no later than October 2024. Generally there are no teaching obligations, but such opportunities are provided if desired by the candidates.

The University of Bonn actively supports diversity and equal opportunities. The University of Bonn has been certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career-service. Its aim is to increase the proportion of women in those fields in which women are underrepresented and to place a special focus on promoting their careers. Therefore, the university specifically requests applications from suitably qualified female scientists. Applications will be handled in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia. Applications from suitably qualified people with severe disabilities that have already been verified or from people with an equivalent status will be particularly welcomed.

Your application should contain a CV, a publication list and a research plan that fits the research interests of the HCM. Moreover, you have to choose one of the HCM research areas as well as a potential local mentor from among the Bonn based professors of the HCM listed under the respective research area. Please, apply using our online application form The deadline for application is

October 15th, 2023.

In addition, we need by the deadline at least two letters of recommendation from scientists not associated with Bonn University. Applicants who have not yet completed their PhD are requested to include a two page summary of their dissertation project as well as a detailed evaluation written by his/her supervisor. The letters of recommendation and the evaluation have to be sent by e-mail to the Board of Directors of the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, c/o Daniela Schmidt (employment(at)

If you have questions regarding the application procedure, please, contact Daniela Schmidt (employment(at) If you want to know more about the HCM and the benefits it can offer, please, contact the managing director Dr. Sonja Dames (sonja.dames(at)