Giovanni Prodi Chair

Call for applications to a one term Giovanni Prodi chair professorship in Mathematics at Würzburg University in Germany

The Institute for Mathematics at the University of Würzburg offers a temporary Giovanni Prodi chair professorship for each of the periods

  • Oct. 16, 2017 - Feb. 10, 2018,
  • April 9 - July 14, 2018.

These professorships have in the past enriched our academic life in Würzburg. Prodi professors have interacted both with faculty and students leading to international contacts.

Applications from all fields of mathematics are welcome with the applicant at the level of an associate or full professor. Only persons coming from outside Germany are eligible. Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply. The professorship carries a teaching load of 4 hours per week plus the obligation to run a seminar or exercise group for 2 hours per week.

The pay is similar to the pay of an Alexander von Humboldt fellowship. More precisely, the pay is 11,000 € for each Giovanni Prodi professorship paid in monthly installments. In addition there is a subsidy for travel expenses.

The complete application consists of two things:

The application is open until January 29, 2017.

If you have questions, feel free to send an email to or ask anyone of our faculty.