Notification of an opening for a PhD position

A PhD position is available at the Graduiertenkolleg GRK2131 "Phänomene hoher Dimensionen in der Stochastik - Fluktuationen und Diskontinuität" starting on the earliest possible date.

The position is located at the Chair LS IX Analysis, Mathematical Physics & Dynamical Systems at TU Dortmund

and in the GRK2131 subproject "Approximation intensiver Größen der statistischen Mechanik mittels Vapnik–Chervonenkis-Theorie".

The Mathematics Department at the TU Dortmund has around 25 professors. In addition there is a separate Statistics Department. Dortmund has Physics and Informatics departments as well.

Applicants should have a Master/Diploma or equivalent degree in Mathematics or related fields and good expertise in probability theory, e.g. in stochastic processes, statistic learning theory, statistical mechanics, mathematical physics and/or spectral theory.

Deadline for Applications is July 21, 2017.

Please feel free to forward this announcement to anyone who might be interested. The official and legally binding job advertisement is in German and available here.

The application material should include a cover letter, a research statement, and at least two references. Please also include in your application the reference number "w43-17".

It is appreciated if applications are sent by email to