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

Research Assistant (m/f/d)

(Ref. 19/14)

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 and implementation of advanced numerical methods for application-driven problems from fluid dynamics, e.g., for multi-phase flows, flows with free surfaces, or fluid-structure interaction problems. The applicant should possess substantial knowledge in the implementation of finite element methods.

A university diploma or master degree in mathematics or a closely related discipline as well as a PhD degree are required.

Scientific question may be addressed to Prof. V. John (

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 39 hours per week.

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 your complete application documents, including cover letter, curriculum vitae and certificates, to our website or via the applicant portal until August 11th, 2019 using the button "Apply online".


We are looking forward to your application!