Prof. Dr. Ivan Veselić
Notification of an opening for a postdoc position
Post-doc position in Analysis at the Department of Mathematics at the TU Dortmund (3+3 years) starting on 1st April 2017 or at the earliest possible date.
The initial appointment is for 3 years, with an extension based on evaluation for another 3 years. The position carries a teaching load of 4 hours per week each semester, consisting partly of tutorials classes and partly of lectures in the field of analysis. Teaching obligations concern among others tutorials for the cycle of lectures Analysis I, II, III and the cycle Mathematics for Students in Engineering and the Sciences. Previous teaching experience and organizational skills of applicants are appreciated. In the first semester teaching can be in English and in the following it should be (mostly) in German. The position is located at the Chair LS IX Analysis, Mathematical Physics & Dynamical Systems
The Mathematics Department at the TU Dortmund has around 25 professors. In addition there is a separate Statistics Department. Dortmund has Physics and Informatics departments as well.
Applicants should hold a PhD in mathematics or physics and have worked in Analysis or Mathematical Physics, in particular Partial Differential Equations, Fourier Analysis, Probability, and Stochastic Processes. Experience in a number of topics is particularly appreciated. A list of those is spelled out below.
Please feel free to forward this announcement to anyone who might be interested. The official and legally binding job advertisement is in German and available in
It is appreciated if applications are sent by email to
The application material should include a cover letter, a research statement, and at least two references.
Topics of particular interest
- Elliptic and parabolic partial differential equations,
- unique continuation properties of solutions of differential equations, Almgren’s frequency function,
- limiting absorption principles,
- Sobolev, and Poincare estimates, Hardy, Carleman and Rellich-Necas inequalities,
- pseudo-differential operators, seminclassical and microlocal analysis, H-measures, microlocal defect measures,
- Fourier analysis, Restriction theorems,
- (multivariate) Glivenko-Cantelli-Theory,
- limit theorems for empirical distributions,
- Vapnik-Chervonenkis classes, Concentration and Dvoretzky–Kiefer–Wolfowitz inequalities,
- Large Deviation Principles, Entropy methods