Mathematics, KTH

Position ID: 421-PHD [#11520, S-2017-2154]
Position Title: PhD Students in Mathematics
Position Location: Stockholm, Stockholm 10044, Sweden [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2017/12/14, listed until 2018/06/14)
Position Description:    

PhD students in Mathematics KTH Royal Institute of Technology

At the division of Mathematics, there are lively research groups in a number of areas, for example Algebra and Geometry, Combinatorics, Complex Analysis, Dynamical Systems, Harmonic Analysis, Mathematical Physics, Number Theory, Numerical Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, and Spectral Theory. More information can be found at https://www.math.kth.se. At the moment, there are about 20 graduate students at the division. The PhD student positions primarily involve graduate level studies with the goal of a doctoral degree. Also some departmental duties are included, mainly teaching basic level courses. General information on doctoral studies at KTH can be found at https://www.kth.se/en/studies/phd information about the graduate program in mathematics can be found at https://www.kth.se/en/sci/institutioner/math/utb/doktorsprogram. Announced are PhD positions with the following specializations. For further details, please contact the corresponding advisor. •Analytic number theory and additive combinatorics (advisor: Lilian Matthiesen, e-mail: lilianma@kth.se •Number theory with connections to dynamics and quantum chaos (advisor: Pär Kurlberg, e-mail: kurlberg@kth.se) •Differential geometric problems inspired by general relativity (advisor: Hans Ringström, e-mail: hansr@kth.se) •Probability and complex analysis with connections to conformal invariancein mathematical physics (advisor: Fredrik Viklund, e-mail: frejo@kth.se) •Free boundaries arinsing as scaling limits of certain random walks (advisor: Henrik Shahgholian, e-mail: henriksh@kth.se) Applications within the areas listed below are welcome. For further details, please contact the corresponding advisor. Applications in other areas may also be considered; inquiries may be directed to the head of the Ph.D. program, Tilman Bauer.

Employment

The employment is for a maximum of five years. Up to 20% departmental duties are included in the employment.

Qualifications

A university degree with an emphasis on mathematics (240 credit points) is a necessary qualification, with a master's thesis (or equivalent) preferably in the subject of mathematics. In addition to traditional academic merits, a degree project or master's thesis relevant for the specialization, international experience, and language skills are regarded as merits.Applicants must be strongly motivated for doctoral studies, possess the ability to work independently and perform critical analysis, and possess good levels of cooperative and communicative abilities.

Application

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position: https://kth.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:login/jobID:180576/type:job/where:4/apply:1/?_ga=2.219828699.335535635.1513240471-2122539174.1513240471. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is completeaccording to the ad. Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application. The application must contain the following documents in PDF format (no zip-files): • Statement of professional interest. • CV. • Transcripts from university/university college. • Example of technical writing, e. g., masters thesis, essay, course report or scientific paper. Furthermore, the applicant should ask for at least two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to: jobs@math.kth.se with reference number S-2017-2154 in the subject line. For further information, see: https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/lediga-jobb/what:job/jobID:180576/where:4/.

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Contact: Tilman Bauer, +46 8 790 74 17
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Department of Mathematics
KTH
SE-10044 Stockholm
Sweden
Web Page: https://www.kth.se/en/sci/institutioner/math

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