Applications are invited for a PhD student position, 3 years, TV-L E13, 75% (>1700 EUR per month after taxes etc.) starting October 1, 2020 (or soon thereafter) in the group of Prof. Peter Bank at TU Berlin’s Department of Mathematics.

Our project “Information in Stochastic Optimal Control” is run jointly with Yan Dolinsky of Hebrew University Jerusalem and funded by the German-Israeli Foundation. We are particularly interested in understanding better how the revelation of information affects optimal controls and are looking for PhD students who want to take part in these investigations at the interface of stochastic analysis and control theory with its many applications, for instance, in finance.

There is no teaching load coming with this position.

Please visit the following website for the formal details:

The “usual documents” mentioned there are meant to include

  • a cover letter explaining the applicant’s movitation,
  • a scientific CV,
  • a list of publications and talks,
  • a description of future research plans (outlining, when applicable, the habilitation project),
  • teaching record,
  • at least two letters of recommendation.

Deadline for applications is August 30, 2020.