The Department of Mathematics, Humboldt University of Berlin invites applications for a PhD position (scientific Assistant, 2/3 part-time employment, E 13 TV-L HU).

Job description: Research and teaching in stochastic analysis, probability theory and/or financial mathematics.

Requirements: The successful candidate holds a Master degree in Mathematics or Business Mathematics, has a good background in probability theory and a strong interest in stochastic analysis, stochastic control, stochastic games or financial mathematics.

The initial appointment will be for 4 years; the starting date is flexible. Please send your application (reference number AN/178/19) including a cover letter, CV and transcript of records by September 30th to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Department of Mathematics, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Horst, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin. Please arrange for at least one letter of recommendation to be sent directly to

The HU Berlin is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.

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