Département de mathématiques, Université libre de Bruxelles

Position ID: ULB-PHD [#11630]
Position Title: PhD student
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Brussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest 1050, Belgium [map]
Subject Area: Differential Geometry
Starting Date: 2018/10/01
Application Deadline: 2018/02/20 finished (2018/01/17, finished 2018/08/26, listed until 2018/02/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The differential geometry group at the ULB is looking to recruit a PhD student to start in October 2018, with full funding for 4 years, with no associated teaching duties. The successful candidate will work with Joel Fine on a PhD in geometric analysis.

The position is funded by an "Excellence of Science" grant titled "Symplectic techniques in differential geometry" and so will be on a project related to this research. Topics include Einstein metrics, minimal surfaces, J-holomorphic curves, twistor geometry.

To apply, please send the following documents to Joel Fine (joel.fine@ulb.ac.be).

  • Your CV
  • A list of all the courses you have followed in the last two years (including grades, when available).
  • A brief description of any project or masters thesis that you may have carried out
  • A letter of motivation, no longer than 2 pages, providing information about your mathematical interests.
  • The names of two referees who should send their letters of recommendation directly to Joel Fine, to arrive by the application deadline of 20th February.

The deadline for applications is 20 February 2018.

If you have any questions about the position, then please contact Joel Fine.

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Contact: Joel Fine
Postal Mail:
Département de mathématiques
Université libre de Bruxelles
Boulevard du Triomphe
Bruxelles 1050
Web Page: http://geometry.ulb.ac.be/phd-position-in-geometry/

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