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Institution Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics - Mathematical Institute
Remuneration group BesGr A13
Full-time / Part-time Full-time (100%)
Start date 2025-02-01 (limited to 2028-01-31 with the option of extension)
Application deadline 2024-06-17

About us:

The Chair for Mathematical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence is a newly founded AI Chair at the Mathematical Institute of the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and is part of the HighTech Agenda of the Free State of Bavaria. On the one hand, our research focuses on the development of mathematical foundations and, based on this, the analysis of central methods of artificial intelligence such as deep neural networks. On the other hand, we study the reliable use of such algorithms in the field of inverse problems and partial differential equations, aiming at applications in medical image processing, robotics, and telecommunication. Furthermore, the chair is responsible for various initiatives at the LMU as well as in the Munich area, such as the AI-HUB@LMU and the Konrad Zuse School of Excellence in Reliable AI. The Chair for Mathematical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence is seeking to fill a 3-year position (with the option of extension) starting from the 1st February 2025 as an.

We are looking for you:

Distinguished Post-Doc (Akademischer Rat auf Zeit) (m/f/x)

in Munich

Your tasks and responsibilities:


You should be scientifically active in research areas of our chair and generally strengthen existing research activities. In addition, you will support third-party funding activities and the self-administration of the chair.


The teaching load is five semester hours per week. Applicants should be prepared to participate to an appropriate extent in the general teaching and supervision tasks of the Institute of Mathematics. In particular, applicants should be able to teach courses in the mathematical foundations of artificial intelligence.

Your qualifications:

In addition to the requirements under civil service law, you have an excellent university degree in mathematics (diploma or master's degree) and a doctorate in the relevant subject with above-average academic achievements.  You have very good communication and expression skills, sociability and the ability to work in a team, a high degree of commitment and independence, as well as a very good knowledge of English.


We offer you an interesting and responsible position in a highly international group. Your workplace is in a central location in Munich and is easily accessible by public transport.

The University of Munich endeavours to increase the proportion of women among its academic staff and expressly encourages qualified women to apply.

Also possible in a part-time capacity.

People with disabilities who are equally as qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment.


We look forward to receiving your application by e-mail (one PDF, maximum 5MB) with the usual documents (cover letter, CV, copies of certificates and diplomas, list of publications) by the 17th of June 2024 to Prof. Dr Gitta Kutyniok, Chair for Mathematical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München,

If you have any questions, please contact Prof Dr Gitta Kutyniok (

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