Mathematics, KTH

Position ID: 421-PPM [#11284]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Position in Brummer & Partners MathDataLab
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Stockholm, Stockholm 10044, Sweden [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics and Applied mathematics
Starting Date: 2018/06/01
Application Deadline: 2017/12/15 finished (posted 2017/11/08, finished 2017/12/18, listed until 2017/12/15)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral Position in Brummer & Partners MathDataLab

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm is the largest and oldest technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH. Education and research spans from natural sciences to all branches of engineering and includes Architecture, Industrial Management and Urban Planning. There are a total of 12,400 full year students at first and second levels, almost 1,900 active (at least 50 per cent) research students and 5,100 employees. 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 Department of Mathematics at KTH is offering two-year post-doctoral positions within the Brummer & Partners MathDataLab. The Brummer & Partners MathDataLab is a research lab in mathematics and applied mathematics, hosted at Department of Mathematics, that aims at creating a hub for mathematical research in the analysis of complex data. The Brummer & Partners MathDataLab supports top talent among junior researchers by offering competitive postdoc positions, and aims to stimulate collaboration between existing faculty and surrounding institutions. A further aim is to inspire and facilitate the education of a new generation of mathematicians focused on foundations and implementations of novel methods for data analysis. The post-doctoral positions are primarily linked to projects that ranges from topolgy to numerical analysis, optimazation and statistics. The available projects are described in detail on the web page Candidates are requested to identify the project(s) that they would prefer to work on or specify their own research plan. Applications must include a CV, research statement, motivation for selected project(s)or research plan, two letters of recommendation. The position is time limited, full time, 1+1 year postdoc position starting May 1, 2018 or according to agreement.


A PhD degree, awarded (or planned to be awarded before the commencement of the position) in mathematics, applied mathematics, computer science or related areas is a requirement. We seek a candidate with a strong background in parts of mathematics relevant to the research activity of one or more of the proposed projects. 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.


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. Letters of recommendation can be sent to 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).


We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons. First day of employment May 2018, or according to agreement City Stockholm Country Sweden


•Henrik Hult, Professor, +46 8 790 69 11, e-mail:

Last application date

15.Dec.2017 11:59 PM CET

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