Open Positions

  • Assistant Professor non-Tenure Track in Geometry and Algebra

    The Chair of Geometry / Algebra (Prof. Ruth Kellerhals) at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) invites applications for the position of

    Assistant professor non-tenure track
    in Geometry and Algebra
    (80 - 100%)
    (Oberassistenz resp. Maître Assistant(e))

    It is part of the duties of the assistant professor to teach 3 - 4 hours a week on all levels, including service courses, mainly in algebra and geometry. An intensive research activity in a domain between algebra and geometry such as geometric group theory, arithmetic lattices and spaces of negative curvature, low dimensional geometry and topology, discrete geometry and geometry of numbers, is expected. The successful candidate will supervise master theses, organise student seminars, and participate in the scientific and administrative organisation of the chair and the department. Potential for seeking for external funding is desired.

    Candidates must be in possession of a Ph.D. in pure mathematics and show strong promise of excellence in research and teaching. They must be fluent in German or French with a good understanding of the other language (after a convenient time of adaptation, if necessary).

    The position starts August 1, 2020, and is limited to 5 years.

    Please send your application, including a letter of motivation, a CV, a concise statement of research and teaching interests, as well as the names and addresses (including email) of at least 3 references, by email to Prof. Ruth Kellerhals,

    Send applications to

    Ruth Kellerhals


    May 1, 2020

    Starting Date

    August 1, 2020

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  • 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.

    Send applications to

    Ioan Manolescu

    Starting Date


    Further Information