Vacancy Notice 

The Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (OVGU) is an internationally oriented and regionally networked university with a strong research profile.


The Faculty of Mathematics seeks to fill the following vacancy:

Research Fellow (m/f/d)

Salary Scale:
13 TV-L
Date commencing:
as soon as

Fixed term:
3 years
Contract status:
75 %

The work shall lead to a PhD degree within the Research Training Group 2297 Mathematical Complexity Reduction, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. We provide very attractive possibilities concerning networking, integration into the scientific community, supervision, and cooperation with other PhD fellows of the research training group. The webpage provides additional information on the scientific profile, possible advisors, and the concept of the research training group.

Requirements for the position:

  • Diploma or master’s degree in mathematics or a related area

For further information about the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Sebastian Sager via e-mail: sager(at)

In addition to all the usual social benefits of the public sector, we have more to offer, such as the possibility of flexible working hours. Modern working conditions, a wide range of training and development opportunities, and a positive work environment that is highly valued by our employees distinguish us as an employer. We also offer a wide range of sports and leisure activities, extensive catering in our canteens and cafeterias as well as workplace health promotion.

Otto von Guericke University is a signatory of the German Diversity Charter. We welcome your application, regardless of gender, cultural and social background, age or sexual orientation. Applications from severely disabled people or people with an equivalent impairment will be given priority in the case of equal suitability, ability and professional expertise. Otto von Guericke University strongly promotes gender equality in all professional areas.

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Applications will be reviewed starting from now until the position is filled.

Please send your complete application, including cover letter, curriculum vitae and references using the online application portal.

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