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.

Employment advertisement

WIAS invites applications for a

Research Assistant Position (m/f/d)

(Ref. 19/19)

in the Research Group

Stochastic Algorithms and Nonparametric Statistics

(Head: Prof. Dr. Vladimir Spokoiny) within the framework of the ERC Project GPSART (Head: Prof. Dr. Peter Friz) starting at the earliest possible date.

Applicants are expected to have a scientific university degree (with PhD degree) and documented knowledge of the following topics

  • stochastic partial differential equations
  • regularization by noise
  • ergodicity of stochastic systems

Experience with the theory of rough paths and excellent English skill are further requirements.

International experience is advantageous.

Please direct your queries to Prof. Dr. P. Friz (

The appointment is limited for one year. The work schedule is 39 hours per week, and the salary is according to the German TVoeD scale.

The Institute aims to increase the proportion of women in this field, so applications from women are particularly welcome. 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 August 16st, 2019 via our website or via our online job-application facility using the button “Apply online”.

We are looking forward to your application!