The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine of the University of Luxembourg is opening for its Department of Mathematics (DMATH) a new position of Full or Associate Professor in mathematics, depending on the professional background of the candidate. The position is open in the area of partial differential equations, analysis and numerical modelling.

In case of an appointment as Associate Professor, an evaluation will take place after five years for promotion to Full Professor.

Your Role…

The successful candidate should have made important contributions to these areas and published in top ranked peer reviewed international journals and/or conference proceedings. Substantial experience in the obtention of third-party funding is also required. Significant interdisciplinary contributions at the interface between PDEs and other fields will be considered as an asset.

What we expect from you…

The successful candidate will also have a significant teaching experience and will contribute to the development of teaching programs related to PDEs in the wide sense at all levels, within and outside DMATH.

The candidate should have demonstrated her or his ability to carry out administrative duties. S/he is expected to apply for joint and individual third-party funding (such as calls of the Luxembourg FNR, or of the European ERC program). Evidence of this ability (as portrayed by the candidate’s track record) will be a crucial selection criterion.

Language requirements

The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in English and either French or German. The University encourages its staff to learn the other language and provides access to language courses to this end.

The University of Luxembourg is and offers…

  • A highly international, young and dynamic university
  • An exceptional research environment and skilled support staff
  • Competitive salary and benefits packages
In Short…
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL05820
How to apply…

Applications should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A letter indicating the applicant’s research interests (a research statement)
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • A full list of publications
  • Names of at least four references who can be contacted by the Dean for reference letters

We ensure a full consideration for applications received by 31/10/2023. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and strives to increase the share of female professors. As portrayed by recent hires and its outreach activities, the Department of Mathematics is actively engaged in this endeavor. We explicitly encourage women to apply.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

In return you will get…
  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). 
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …
Further information…

The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of ;MathematicsPhysicsEngineeringComputer ScienceLife Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

Living and working in Luxembourg…

Luxembourg has an extensive welfare system. It comprises a social security, health, and pension funds. Among those benefits, there are various types of financial aids directly linked to the schooling and education of children: family allowance, birth allowance & children’s future allowance. Further information:

The country counts with an extensive public education system that comprises as well International and European Schools. Further information:

For more general information about living and working in Luxembourg including tips for accommodation, entry conditions/visas you can also view the Euraxess Researcher Guide:

For further questions…

Please contact the current head and deputy head of the department: Professors Giovanni Peccati ( and Hugo Parlier (

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