The Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS) is an institute of the Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. (FVB). The FVB comprises eight non-university research institutes in Berlin which are funded by the federal and state governments. The research institutes are members of the Leibniz Association.

WIAS invites applications for a

Research Assistant Position (m/f/d)

(Ref. 19/18)

in the Research Group

”Laser Dynamics”

(Head: Priv.-Doz Dr. Uwe Bandelow) starting at the earliest possible date.

The research of this group is concerned with the mathematical theory of Nonlinear Dynamics and their application to spatio-temporal phenomena in optoelectronics and photonics.

Applicants are expected to have a university degree in mathematics or physics (PhD required) and some background in the theory of Nonlinear Dynamics and/or its applications.

Especially welcome are experiences in one of the following fields:

  • delay-differential equations, dynamics of coupled systems
  • soliton theory
  • modeling of photonic devices

The candidates are expected to perform their independent research projects and to collaborate in applied industrial projects of the group.

Please direct your queries to Priv.-Doz. Dr. Uwe Bandelow (

The initial appointment is for two years and can be extended. The work schedule is 39 hours per week, and the salary is according to the German TVoeD scale.

The Institute aims to increase the proportion of women in this field, so applications from women are particularly welcome. Among equally qualified applicants, disabled candidates will be given preference.

Please upload complete application documents curriculum vitae, photocopies of certificates including a cover letter as soon as possible and no later than October 30st, 2019 via our website or via our online job-application facility using the button “Apply online”.

We are looking forward to your application!