The Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS) is an institute of the Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. (FVB). The FVB comprises eight non-university research institutes in Berlin which are funded by the federal and state governments. The research institutes are members of the Leibniz Association.

WIAS invites applications for a

Research Assistant Position

(Ref. 18/01)

in the Research Group

”Stochastic Algorithms and Nonparametric Statistics”

(Head: Prof. Dr. V. Spokoiny) starting at 01.03.2018 within the framework of the interdisciplinary project “Stochastic methods fort the analysis of lithium-ion batteries“ of the Einsteinzentrum ECMath.

Applicants must hold a PhD degree in mathematics. The successful candidate should have profound knowledge on both partial differential equations and stochastics.

Please direct your queries to Prof. P. Friz ( or to Dr. Clemens Guhlke (

The salary is according to the German federal public service tariff. The appointment is limited until 31.12.2018.

The Weierstrass Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We explicitly encourage female researchers to apply for the offered position. Among equally qualified applicants, disabled candidates will be given preference.

All applicants materials (curriculum vitae, photocopies of certificates and a list of publications, including a cover letter) shall be sent with the reference number 18/01 exclusively in electronic form in a single pdf file by January 19, 2018, to: