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The University of Applied Sciences Koblenz offers higher and further education and applied research in the areas of Mathematics, Economics, Technology and Engineering as well as Social Sciences and Arts. The 8800 students are taught by 160 professors and 360 staff members at the three campuses in Koblenz, Remagen and Höhr-Grenzhausen.

The Department of Mathematics and Technology at the RheinAhrCampus in Remagen invites applications for the next possible starting date and a fixed term contract of 3 years for the position of an
Assistant Lecturer / PhD student
Pay group up to E13 TV-L, 19.5 hours per week

 Research work in the field of "Statistical Modelling of tumor evolution with applications to optimal therapeutic strategies"

 Teaching support in Mathematics including tuition, marking of exercises, assistance with exams and administrative work.

The successful applicant will be supported in a PhD project under supervision of professors Maik Kschischo and Markus Neuhäuser. A Masters level degree in Mathematics, Statistics or a similar quantitative subject and good English language skills is required. Students finishing their Master's degree in the next few months are also encouraged to apply.

The position requires a deeper understanding of mathematical statistics or machine learning, programming skills (preferably in R) and basic knowledge of cellular and molecular biology. Experience with further programming languages and good German language skills are a plus. Conceptual thinking and strong analytical skills are required for the interdisciplinary collaboration with biomedical scientists.

The University of Applied Sciences Koblenz strives for equal opportunities and supports the combination of job and family. Applications of women are strongly encouraged. Disabled applicants with equal qualifications and skills are preferred.

We are looking forward to your detailed application to be send in on pdf file to dekanat-mut @ hs-koblenz.de by June 30 2015.

posted 2015.06.16