Category Archives: PhD fellowships

Ph.D. position in Münster

There’s a opening for a Ph.D. position in Münster with deadline 15th September:


PhD Positions 2019, Mathematics Münster Graduate School

*** Call: PhD Positions 2019 *** 

The Mathematics Münster Graduate School within the Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster: Dynamics – Geometry – Structure offers several

*PhD positions*
(75% position, salary level E13 TV-L)

in all fields of mathematics related to the cluster. The duration of these positions is 3 years.  The 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. The main selection criterion is scientific excellence.

Your application should contain a cover letter, your CV, diplomas of your academic degrees (bachelor, master or Diplom) and transcripts of the courses taken, including marks or grades, as well as proof of your proficiency in English and German. Moreover, you have to choose one or two of the Research Areas as well as at least two potential local supervisors listed as investigators of Mathematics Münster.
Applicants are requested to include examples of their academic work, if applicable. Please arrange for at least two letters of recommendation to be submitted within the deadline.

In the Ada Lovelace PhD-Programme of Mathematics Münster an

*Ada Lovelace (add-on) PhD position*
(25% position, salary level E13 TV-L, to be combined with a 75% PhD position)

is offered for exceptionally strong candidates of the PhD programme of Mathematics Münster and has to be combined with a 75% PhD position. The Ada Lovelace PhD position is to contribute to gender equality within the mathematical sciences. This might for example be documented by an appropriate gender equality concept.

Your application should contain a cover letter, your CV, diplomas of your academic degrees and transcripts of courses taken, including marks or grades.
Applicants are requested to include examples of their academic work, if applicable. Please arrange for a supporting statement from at least one of the investigators of Mathematics Münster to be submitted within the deadline.

Applications for the Ada Lovelace  PhD position and for a 75% PhD position may be combined; you may also apply for the Ada Lovelace position if you already hold a 75% PhD position and are a member of Mathematics Münster.

The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of women academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered.

Please apply using our online application form with further instructions at:

If you have any questions, please contact
The evaluation for the current application round will start on 15 May 2019.


INPhINIT is a doctoral fellowship programme devoted to attracting international Early-Stage Researchers to the top Spanish research centres in the areas of Bio and Heath Sciences, Physics, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. 

INPhINIT is sponsored and managed by the “la Caixa” Foundation with the aim of attracting the best scientific talent and fostering innovative and high-quality research in Spain by recruiting outstanding international students and offering them an attractive and competitive environment for conducting research of excellence.

INPhINIT recruits per call 57 Early-Stage Researchers of any nationality who have not lived/worked in Spain more than 12 months between 29 May 2015 and 29 May 2018. They will enjoy a 3-year employment contract at the Research Centre of their choice among those selected and awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (“Severo Ochoa” centres of excellence and “Maria de Maeztu” units of excellence, such as the Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics) and the Spanish Ministry of Health (“Carlos III centres of excellence”). In addition, researchers establish a personal career development plan including transnational, intersectoral and interdisciplinary mobility opportunities, and attend a full range of complementary training courses and workshops.

Full information about the programme and how to apply here.

If you are interested please contact Joan Bagaria.