Full-time mathematical researcher and developer position at TU Kaiserslautern for up to four years beginning November 2015

We are seeking a full-time mathematical researcher and developer at TU Kaiserslautern to work with Prof. Wolfram Decker on the Singular contribution to the OpenDreamKit project.


Deadline for applications: Sept 23 2015.


The developer will work at TU Kaiserslautern in the city of Kaiserslautern Germany. Kaiserslautern is next to one of the largest contiguous forests in Europe.


To work as part of the OpenDreamKit collaboration, to do research on and implement improvements via parallelisation of components of Singular.


To research and implement parallel algorithms in Singular in C/C++.

Depending on the skills of the applicant, the developer may also wish to contribute to other aspects of the Singular project and mathematical research in Kaiserslautern.

Skills requirements


The position will be funded by

OpenDreamKit, a Horizon 2020 European Research Infrastructure project that will run for four years, starting from September

  1. This project brings together the open-source computational mathematics ecosystem – and in particular LinBox, MPIR, SageMath, GAP, PARI/GP, LMFDB, Singular, MathHub, and the IPython/Jupyter interactive computing environment. – toward building a flexible toolkit for Virtual Research Environments for mathematics. Lead by Université Paris-Sud, this project involves about 50 people spread over 15 sites in Europe, with a total budget of about 7.6 million euros.

Expressions of interest

Interested candidates should send an email to decker {at} mathematik dot uni-kl dot de for further information about the position.