Open Positions

  • Professor Position

    The Faculty of Science and Medicine of the University of Fribourg, Switzerland and the Department of Mathematics invite applications for a tenured position of

    Professor of Mathematics.

    Qualified applicants must have an outstanding track record of independent research in a field of mathematics with strong potential for applications, such as (but not limited to): PDE, dynamical systems, discrete mathematics, applied algebra, mathematical statistics, data science, numerical analysis, scientific computing.

    The successful candidate will develop an internationally recognized competitive research program sustained by external funding. Teaching experience at university level is expected.

    Seeking to promote an equitable representation of women and men, the University strongly encourages applications from women.

  • PhD Position in Probability Theory

    The Probability group of the Department of Mathematics invites applications for one

    Ph.D. Position

    under the supervision of Prof. Ioan Manolescu. Candidates must have a strong background in probability; knowledge of statistical mechanics is welcome. Knowledge of French or German is desirable.

    Duties include a moderate teaching load (exercise sessions) and occasional library service. We offer a friendly working environment, integration into the Swiss Doctoral Program of Mathematics, and an attractive salary.

    Applications, composed of a letter of motivation, a CV and two letters of recommendation, should be submitted electronically to Ioan Manolescu. They will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

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    Ioan Manolescu

    Starting Date


    Further Information

  • PhD Position in Mathematics

    The Department of Mathematics of the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) invites applications for one or several

    Ph.D. Positions in Mathematics

    in any of the research areas represented at the Department of Mathematics such as Geometry, Topology, Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometric Analysis, Probability Theory, or Numerical Analysis.

    Candidates must have a M.Sc. degree in Mathematics or an equivalent education. A good command of German or French or the willingness to learn one of the two languages within a relatively short period of time is required.

    The PhD positions are on a full-time basis and come with a competitive salary and teaching assistantship. PhD students are integrated in the Swiss Doctoral Program of Mathematics, jointly offered with neighboring universities.

    We offer a friendly and supportive environment, a competitive salary, and integration in the Swiss Doctoral Program in Mathematics. The position carries a moderate teaching load. A certain degree of fluency in German or French after a period of adaptation will be required.

    Applications should be sent by email to the Administration office and should include a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae, and a list of courses taken in mathematics. Moreover, two letters of recommendation should be emailed directly by the letter writers to the email address above. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

    Send applications to

    Administration office

    Starting Date