Part time 75%


3 years


EG 13 TV-L


as soon as possible

In the Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences in the Group of Discrete Mathematic at the Technische Universität Ilmenau (Germany) is a vacancy for a

Research Assistant (f/m/d)

to be filled as soon as possible (before 01.07.2024).

The position is funded by a DFG research project in coding theory and is intended to provide further academic qualification in the context of a doctorate.

The position is limited to 3 years. The latest possible starting date is 01.07.2024.

Applications from postdoctoral researchers who already hold a doctorate will also be accepted, in which case a shorter term or later start date may be possible.

Your tasks

Your job tasks include:

  • Research in the area of coding theory
  • Presentation of research results in talks and publications

    Your profile

    For being part of the selection process is needed:

    • University degree (Master of Science or comparable degree) in Mathematics
    • good English language skills

    Following competences are desirable:

    • high motivation to learn and explore new topics
    • in-depth knowledge in Algebra and Discreter Mathematics

        Please provide evidence of the qualifications required for the job by certificates and references.

        This position is not divisible.

        What we offer you:

        • attractive remuneration according to collective agreement (as per TV-L) incl. granting of a special annual payment
        • vacation entitlement of 30 days in the calendar year and additional days off on 24 / 31 December
        • flexible working time model
        • VBL - pension scheme in the public sector

        From individual advancement with a wide range of continuing education opportunities to a variety of health and recreational offerings, you can expect an appreciative working environment at a renowned university at TU Ilmenau. In addition to an attractive, family friendly working hour’s model, you will also benefit from advantages such as the use of the dining halls of the Studiendenwerk Thüringen, as well as participation in several attractive sport offers from the university owned sport centrum.

        The university stands in the fields of technology, mathematics and natural sciences, business and media for teaching and research at the highest level. It attaches particular importance to innovativ teaching and interdisciplinary. It identifies with Humboldt's ideals and pursues the vision of a cosmopolitan campus family. 

        Technische Universität llmenau is holder of the „TOTAL E-Quality“distinction and emphasizes gendered quality.

        Severely disabled applicants with essentially identical professional suitability will be preferentially selected.

        Technische Universität Ilmenau offers flexible working time models.


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