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Campus Essen

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Faculty of Mathematics, Probability Theory Group

Scientific Researcher (f/m/d, Nr. 838-23)
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The Probability Theory Group works on random trees and graphs as well as their continuum analogs, on stochastic processes on random trees and graphs, stochastic processes in population genetics, branching processes and interacting particle systems in random environment. 

Start of employment

2024-04-01 or early as possible

Duration of employment

3 years

Working time

39h 50m (100% - part-time is possible)

Your main tasks

You will work on the project “Scaling limits of evolving spanning trees and random walks on evolving spanning trees” within the DFG-SPP 2265 “Random geometric systems” (

Your profile

Completed (or soon to be completed) PhD in Mathematics with a focus on Probability Theory. Research experience with Random Graph Models, Markov Processes, Interacting Particle Systems, Random Media, Metric Geometry or Scaling Limits are a plus.

Opportunities for further scientific qualification and habilitation will be offered.

We offer you

  • A varied, versatile field of activity in a lively work area with international exchange.
  • An interesting, responsible job with great creative potential, where you will get to know the diverse tasks and developments of research transfer and have contacts with almost all areas of the UDE.
  • A discrimination-free working environment with respectful, appreciative cooperation.
  • A pleasant working environment in a dynamic team.
  • Family-friendly environment with provision of child care and advice on caring responsibilities.
  • A wide range of further education and training opportunities
  • Attractive range of sport and health activities.
  • Flexible working time models

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