Job opportunity

We are currently looking for a full time postdoctoral student joining our team in the summer/fall. The appointment will be for 3 years. The successful candidate holds a PhD in mathematics or a related field and has a strong background in probability theory and stochastic analysis. Preference will be given to candidates with a research focus in one of the following areas: stochastic control, stochastic games (including mean-field games), branching processes, Hawkes processes. The position is compensated according to the German wage scale E13, TVL; the teaching load is 4h per week.  

Interested candidates should send their application including a cover letter, CV and list of publication by email to or via regular mail to

Humboldt University Berlin 
Department of Mathematics 
Prof. Ulrich Horst 
Unter den Linden 6 
10099 Berlin    

They should also arrange for at least one letter of recommendation to be send directly to the email above. Here is the link to the official job ad (in German). Please refer to the reference number AN/109/21 in your cover letter. The deadline for application is June 8th.