Research Assistant/Doctoral Researcher (all genders)

Darmstadt University of Technology
January 11, 2023
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The Algebra Group of the Mathematics Department at TU Darmstadt, Germany invites applications for a

Research Assistant/Doctoral Researcher (all genders) – 75 %

The position is available from April 1, 2023 for a period of up to three years.


The position is based in Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry with Prof. Timo Richarz and is expected to work closely with Dr. Konstantin Jakob.

Candidates will take part in the research activities of the Algebra group, and are expected to work on research projects in the (geometric) Langlands program. This includes for example

  • the geometry of moduli spaces of G-bundles and Higgs bundles and wildly ramified automorphic sheaves
  • relations to non-abelian Hodge theory, wild Betti moduli spaces,
  • and the representation theory of reductive groups, as well as automorphic forms.
  • Funds are available to participate in summer schools and conferences and to organize seminars and workshops on site. Close collaboration with the Algebra Group, the Collaborative Research Center CRC326 - GAUS, and the ERC Grant Motives and the Langlands program is expected.

    Required Qualifications:

    Candidates with an MSc in mathematics or a related field should have well- founded knowledge of modern algebraic geometry, (geometric) representation theory or similar expertise.

    Opportunity for further qualification (doctoral dissertation) is given. The fulfillment of the duties likewise enables the scientific qualifications of the candidate.

    The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female employees and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference. Wages and salaries are according to the collective agreements on salary scales, which apply to the Technische Universität Darmstadt (TV-TU Darmstadt).

    For further information, please contact: Dr. Konstantin Jakob, Email:

    Please send your application (CV, Names of 2 referees, Copies of Bachelor, Master and PhD thesis, Scans of degree certificates) mentioning the code number as a single PDF file to (please include a single pdf-file of at most 5 MB).

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    Code No. 824

    Published on

    December 13, 2022

    Application deadline

    January 11, 2023

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