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Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin oder Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (PostDoc, m/w/d) in Mathematischer Physik

Research Assistant (PostDoc, m/f/d) in Mathematical Physics

(Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100 %)


The Institute of Theoretical Physics invites applications for the position of a Research Assistant (PostDoc, m/f/d) in Mathematical Physics (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100 %) starting September 1, 2024. The duration will be two years.

Responsibilities and duties

The successful applicant is expected to support the research done within the group, which includes Prof. Olaf Lechtenfeld, postdoc Lorenzo Casarin, one or two PhD students and occasional Riemann Fellows. Close ties exist with the `Riemann Center of Geometry and Physics'.

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Employment conditions

The successful candidate must hold a scientific university degree in theoretical physics or mathematics. A PhD degree as well as working knowledge of and experience with quantum field theory, supersymmetry, relativity or related subjects is desirable.


Leibniz University Hannover considers itself a family-friendly university and therefore promotes a balance between work and family responsibilities. Part-time employment can be arranged upon request.

The university aims to promote equality between women and men. For this purpose, the university strives to reduce under-representation in areas where a certain gender is under-represented. Women are under-represented in the salary scale of the advertised position. Therefore, qualified women are encouraged to apply. Moreover, we welcome applications from qualified men. Preference will be given to equally-qualified applicants with disabilities.


Please submit your application until December 17, 2023 through the web platform,

where it will be considered in the following weeks.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Olaf Lechtenfeld (Phone: +49 511 762-3667 or Email:

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