Apply for the AIMS- German Research Chair for “Mathematics and its Applications (€560,000! worth)

Application Deadline: 15 May 2020.

German Research Chair “Mathematics and its application“ at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Rwanda

Submit an application, if you

  • have completed a doctorate and built an outstanding, internationally recognized research record in the field of “Mathematics and its Applications”
  • have several years of experience in research and teaching as well as in training students and (ideally) doctoral candidates
  • conduct application-related research in areas, that have the potential of contributing to the development of the African continent
  • already have or will establish a scientific cooperation with a partner at a German institution of Higher Education


  • a sponsorship that will initially be made available for four years totalling up to €560,000 and comprising of
    • salary attached to the research chair depending on the career stage
    • relocation costs
    • research stays in Germany
    • participation in national and international conferences
    • realisation of workshops and conferences at AIMS
    • funding for specialist literature, equipment and expendable materials at AIMS
  • access to various alumni sponsorship programmes during your entire professional career, e.g. for sustaining contacts with collaborative partners in Germany

The successful candidate will be expected to live and work in Rwanda for the duration of the sponsorship.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the AIMS- German Research Chair


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