Official Announcement


The cluster of excellence Hausdorff Center for Mathematics (HCM) at the University of Bonn brings together researchers in mathematics and its applications, including in particular quantitative economics. In this framework the center is looking forward to filling up 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 2022. Generally there are no teaching obligations, but such opportunities are provided if desired by the candidates.

The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. It is a certified family-friendly university and has a dual career-service. It aims to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are under-represented and to promote their careers in particular. It therefore especially invites women with relevant qualifications to apply. Applications will be handled in accordance with Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz - LGG). Applications by suitable individuals with a certified severe disability and those of equal status are particularly welcome. The general conditions of empolyment are according to ยง 36 of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen).

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 our online application form The deadline for application is

October 15th, 2021.

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 (

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