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.

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WIAS invites applications for a

PhD Student Position (f/m/d)

(Ref. 19/08)

in the Research Group

”Partial Differential Equations”

(Head: Prof. Dr. A. Mielke) starting at the earliest possible date. The position is associated with the research project of the German Research Council

“Pattern formation in coupled parabolic systems"

within the framework of the Collaborative Research Center SFB 910 „Control of self-organizing nonlinear systems: Theoretical methods and concepts of applications“.

The prerequisites are a diploma or master degree in mathematics. The successful candidate will have sound knowledge in one of the following fields: functional analysis, nonlinear partial differential equations, reaction-diffusion systems, mathematical modeling in fluid or solid mechanics.

Scientific question may be addressed to Prof. A. Mielke (

The appointment is limited to 2 years and may be extended. The salary is according to the German TVoeD scale with a working time of 29.25 hours per week.

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 including a cover letter as soon as possible and no later than April 30th 2019 via our online job-application facility ( using the button “Apply online”.

We are looking forward to your application!