Mathematics, KTH

Position ID: 421-PHD2 [#11924, S-2018-0443]
Position Title: PhD Students in Algebraic Topology and Mathematical Statistics
Position Location: Stockholm, Stockholm 10044, Sweden [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2018/04/23, listed until 2018/10/23)
Position Description:    

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PhD students in Algebraic Topology and Mathematical Statistics KTH Royal Institute of Technology

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 More information can be found at

Third-cycle subject: Mathematics

We are looking for up to two doctoral students who is interested in connections between algebraic topology and statistics. The candidates should have experience with at least one of these areas and will be part of our topological data analysis group. The positions is financed by WASP program with collaboration with the mathematics department at KTH and the student/students will be a part of the WASP/AI/Math graduate School. The advisor will be Prof. Wojciech Chachólski. General information on doctoral studies at KTH can be found at

What we offer

•KTH Royal Institute of Technology offers the opportunity to complete a doctoral degree (PhD) in a dynamic, international research environment that features world-class facilities as well as close collaboration with industry and other prominent universities worldwide. The mathematics department has around 50 doctoral students and closely collaborates with the mathematics department at Stockholm University. •As a doctoral student at KTH, you receive monthly salary according to KTH's doctoral student salary agreement, •KTH is a workplace with many employment benefits: •Relocation:


To be admitted to postgraduate education (Chapter 7, 39 § högskoleförordningen), the applicant must have basic eligibility: •passed a degree at advanced level, •completed course requirements of at least 240 higher education credits, of which at least 60 higher education credits at advanced level, or •in any other way acquired within or outside the country acquired essentially equivalent knowledge. A suitable background for this position is a degree in mathematics.


In order to succeed as an doctoral studentat KTH you need to be goal oriented and persevering in your work. In the selection of the applicants, the following will be assessed: •ability to independently pursue your work, •ability to collaborate with others, •have a professional approach and •analyze and work with complex issues. After the qualification requirements, great emphasis will be placed on academic achievements.

Information regarding admission and employment

Only those who are or have been admitted to third-cycle studies may be employed as a doctoral student. The term of the initial contract may not exceed one year. The employment may be extended for a maximum of two years at a time. However, the total period of employment may not exceed the equivalent of four years of full-time study. Decisions on employment as a doctoral student may not be appealed. •Contactperson at KTH (advisor: Wojciech Chacholski, e-mail:


Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position: 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: with reference number S-2018-0443 in the subject line. For further information, see: Gender equality, diversity and resignation from all forms of discrimination is both a quality issue and an obvious part of KTH's value base

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Contact: Wojciech Chacholski, +46 8 790 71 33
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Department of Mathematics
SE-10044 Stockholm
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