Mathematics, KTH

Position ID: 421-POSTDOC [#12882, S-2018-1523]
Position Title: Postdocs in analysis, mathematical physics, probability
Position Location: Stockholm, Stockholm 10044, Sweden [map]
Application Deadline: 2018/12/31 (posted 2018/10/18, listed until 2018/12/31)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctors in analysis, mathematical physics, probability

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s
leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of
intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and
learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the
world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and
all branches of engineering, as well as in architecture, industrial management,
urban planning, history and philosophy.

Job description

1-2 postdoctoral positions are offered within the KTH mathematics department. The projects will take place under the supervision of Dr. Jonatan Lenells
and/or Dr. Fredrik Viklund and may involve the study of integrable systems, probability, conformal field theory, conformal invariance, complex analysis,
Riemann-Hilbert problems, nonlinear PDEs, boundary value problems, SLE theory, Gaussian Free Field, or other topics consistent with the research
interests of the supervisors. Each project lasts for a maximum of two years. There are no teaching duties (but if the applicant wants teaching experience,
teaching can be arranged).


A PhD degree, awarded (or planned to be awarded before the commencement of the position)
in mathematics is a requirement. We seek a candidate with a strong background in one or more of the areas mentioned in the job description.
The successful applicant should be strongly
motivated, have the capability to work independently as well as in collaboration with members
of the research group, and have good communication skills. KTH is an equal opportunity employer, which in particular means that women and
minorities are encouraged to apply.


Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position, see link below. You are the main responsible to
ensure that your application is complete according to the ad.
Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application,
midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

The application should contain:
• Curriculum vitae
• Cover letter (explaining why you are interested in the position)
• Research statement (max 3 pages)
• Copy of doctoral transcript
• Contact information for three references

Link to log in and apply:


Jonatan Lenells E-mail:
Fredrik Viklund E-mail:

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Contact: Jonatan Lenells, Fredrik Viklund
Postal Mail:
Lindstedtsvägen 25
100 44 Stockholm
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