PhD Position in Wavelet Methods, the Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany

PhD Position in Wavelet Methods, the Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany

Within the DFG Priority Programme SPP 1324 “Extraction of Quantifiable Information from Complex Systems” the Department of Mathematics at the Philipps-University of Marburg offers a PhD-Position (3/4 BAT IIa) for three years. The candidate will work in a research project on “Adaptive Wavelet Methods for Stochastic Partial Differential Equations”, which is jointly carried out with TU Darmstadt (Prof. Ritter) and TU Dresden (Prof. Schilling). Qualified candidates can also be hired on a postdoc level.

* Development of wavelet schemes for the numerical treatment of stochastic partial differential equations
* Implementation and testing of the algorithms

General Qualifications:
* Diplom, Master or equivalent degree
* Applicants should have basic knowlegde in numerical analysis
* Programming skills (C++, Matlab)
* German language skills are helpful, but not necessary

We explicitly encourage female researchers to apply for the position. Disabled candidates will be given preference among equally qualified applicants.

For further information concerning the Priority Programme 1324, see

Applicants who feel they possess the above qualifications and qualities are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send your application to:

Philipps-Universit├Ąt Marburg
Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik
AG Numerik und Optimierung
Prof. Dr. S. Dahlke
Hans-Meerwein-Str., Lahnberge
D-35032 Marburg

Electronic submissions are also welcome, to: dahlke[ at ]
Please contact Prof. Dr. S. Dahlke for further information about the position
(phone +49(0)6421-28-25474, ).

Applications will be considered as they arrive, starting in October 2008.