The LOEWE research unit ‘Uniformized structures in arithmetic and geometry’, located at the Departments of Mathematics of the Technical University Darmstadt and Goethe University Frankfurt, welcomes applications for the position of a

Ph.D. student

(E13 TV-GU, 75% part time)

for three years with a starting date of January 1st, 2019.

The successful candidate will work on her/his thesis under the guidance of Martin Ulirsch on a topic broadly related to the project “Tropical and enumerative geometry of moduli spaces”.

Candidates must have completed a degree (Diploma or Master’s) in mathematics and have some background in arithmetic and/or algebraic geometry. Although not required, prior experience with tropical geometry, toric geometry, non-Archimedean geometry or moduli spaces, will be a plus.

Qualified academics are invited to submit their application accompanied by the usual documents via the email address: and addressed to Prof. Martin Ulirsch, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik, Institut für Mathematik, Robert-Mayer-Str. 6-8, 60325 Frankfurt am Main.

Deadline: November 15th, 2018.

Also see the official announcement here.