Mathematics, KTH

Position ID: 421-PDP [#11336, S-2017-1937]
Position Title: Postdoc in Algebraic Geometry
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Stockholm, Stockholm 10044, Sweden [map]
Subject Area: Algebraic Geometry
Starting Date: 2018/07/01
Application Deadline: 2017/12/15 finished (posted 2017/11/15, finished 2017/12/18, listed until 2018/05/15)
Position Description:    

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Postdoc in Mathematics - Algebraic Geometry

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.

The workplace

The School of Engineering Sciences carries out a wide range of research at the
international front line, from fundamental disciplines such as Physics and
Mathematics, to Engineering Mechanics with applications such as Aeronautics and
Vehicle Engineering. We also offer university degree programs in Engineering
Physics, Vehicle Engineering, and 'Open entrance', as well as a number of
international masters programmes.

Job description

The position is for two years and the starting date is July 1, 2018 or earlier. The position is
with David Rydh as mentor. The research project is in algebraic geometry or a closely related subject.
The following areas are of particular interest: algebraic stacks, moduli spaces, logarithmic
geometry, equivariant geometry, derived algebraic geometry, derived and triangulated
categories, Tannakian categories, birational geometry, motives, arithmetic geometry
or non-archimedean geometry.


A PhD degree, awarded (or planned to be awarded before the commencement of the position)
from a foreign university, in mathematics is required. We seek a candidate with a strong
background in algebraic geometry. 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 in English.


Log into KTH´s recruitment system in order to apply to this position. 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 must include the following documents:
• Curriculum vitae with a list of publications
• Description of the candidate´s research and a motivation of the candidate´s interest in the position (maximum 4 pages)
• Up to three letters of recommendation

Other information

Starting date: According to agreement, at latest July 1, 2018
Extent: Full-time
Location: Stockholm


As.professor David Rydh, +46 8 790 7179

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