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 (f/m/d)

(Ref. 18/20)

in the Research Group

Numerical Mathematics and Scientific Computing

(Head: Prof. Dr. V. John) starting at the earliest possible date.

The applicant is expected to perform active research in the development, analysis, implementation and applicaton of numerical methods for flow and transport problems based on modern element methods. The preferential area of applications are electrochemical, micro- and nanofluidic systems.

The applicant should possess substantial knowledge in the theoretical investigation and implementation of modern finite element methods. Relevant experience in the simulation of electrochemical systems would be an advantage. A university diploma or master degree in mathematics or a closely related discipline as well as a PhD degree are required.

For more information, please contact Dr. J. Fuhrmann (

The appointment is limited for three years. The work schedule is 39 hours per week, and the salary is according to the German public service tariff scale.

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.

Please upload complete application documents curriculum vitae, photocopies of certificates and a list of publications, including a cover letter as soon as possible but no later than December 31st, 2018 via the WIAS (http://www/jobs/index.jsp?lang=1.) online job-application facility (button “Apply online”).

We are looking forward to your application!