Mathematics, KTH

Position ID: 421-PDP1 [#11462, S-2017-2191]
Position Title: Postdoc in mathematics
Position Location: Stockholm, Stockholm 10044, Sweden [map]
Subject Areas: Random matrix theory, stochastic models and analysis
Starting Date: 2018/07/01
Application Deadline: 2018/01/09 (posted 2017/12/05, listed until 2018/06/05)
Position Description:    

Postdoc in Mathematics

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 research group in Random matrix theory, stochastic models and analysis, within the group in
Differential geometry and mathematical physics, at the Department of Mathematics is offering up
to three two-year post-doctoral positions. The positions are financed by grants from the Knut
and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and the Swedish Research Council (VR). The main duty is research
within the field of the group or related areas. A limited amount of teaching may be part of
the duties. Two of the positions are with Kurt Johansson as mentor, and one is with Kevin Schnelli.
The positions are time limited, full time, two-year postdoc positions starting July 1, 2018 or later.

Qualifications

A PhD degree, awarded (or planned to be awarded before the commencement of the position) in
mathematics or related areas is a requirement. Candidates cannot have their PhD degrees from
KTH. We seek a candidate with a strong background in parts of mathematics relevant to
the research activity of the group. 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. No skills in Swedish are required.

Application

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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. The applicant may indicate an interest in one of the potential supervisors
• Up to three letters of recommendation submitted directly by the letter writers by email to
jobs@math.kth.se with S-2017-2191 in the subject line

Other information

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

Contact

Professor Kurt Johansson, +46 8 790 6182 E-mail: kurtj@kth.se
Assist.Professor Kevin Schnelli, +46 8 790 7202 E-mail: schnelli@kth.se


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