Research Associate in the Chair B for Mathematics (Algebra)

RWTH Aachen University



Our Profile

Chair B for Mathematics (Algebra) is primarily concerned with representation theory of Lie algebras. Emphasis here is, among other things, degenerations of spherical varieties, representations of affine Lie algebras and quantum groups, standard monomial theory, algorithmic algebra and tropical geometry, with the appropriate methods from discrete mathematics or algebraic geometry.

Your Profile

The presupposed PhD must have been acquired in mathematics, preferably in the field of Representation Theory, Algebraic Geometry or Discrete Mathematics. Interested parties should work in the field of representation theory with links to algebraic geometry, combinatorics and / or tropical geometry and, if possible, have a connection to SFB / TR 195 "Symbolic Tools in Mathematics and their Application".

Your Tasks

- Participation in the research areas of the chair (Depiction theory of Lie algebras) 
- 4 SWS Teaching commitment: Organization and supervision of the accompanying practical 
courses I and II as well as testing of the regular worksheets - Supervision of lectures in the field of algebra

Our Range

Recruitment is in the employment relationship. 
The position is to be filled at the earliest possible date and limited to 3 years. 
This is a full time position. 
A doctorate is required. 
The position is rated with EG 13 TV-L. 

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Chair B for Mathematics 
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