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.

The Research Group

“Partial Differential Equations”

(Head: Prof. Dr. A. Mielke) at WIAS offers a position for

Research Assistants (f/m/d)

 (Ref. 20/01)

to be filled as soon as possible. The prerequisites are a diploma or master degree in mathematics (or neighboring fields). The PhD should be completed or very close to completion. The successful candidate will have interest in applied mathematics, in particular in applied analysis, and has profound knowledge in at least two of the following areas: regularity theory for solutions of partial differential equations, functional analysis and operator theory, reaction-diffusion systems. The willingness of interdisciplinary interaction with researchers from natural sciences and engineering as well as of collaboration in the acquisition of third-party funding is expected.

Scientific inquiries should be sent to Prof. Dr. A. Mielke (

The appointment is limited to 2 years and can be extended. The salary is according to the TvoeD 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 the complete application documents including curriculum vitae, scans of certificates, a cover letter and a copy of your PhD thesis as soon as possible and but not later than February 4th, 2020 via our online job-application facility ( using the button “Apply online”.

We are looking forward to your application!