KTH, Mathematics

Position ID: 421-POSTDOC12 [#15439, S-2019-2225]
Position Title: Postdoc in combinatorics and nonlinear algebra
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Stockholm, Stockholm 10044, Sweden [map]
Application Deadline: (posted 2019/12/17, listed until 2020/01/31)
Position Description:    

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Postdoc in combinatorics and nonlinear algebra

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.

Job description

The candidate is expected to conduct research in algebraic combinatorics and nonlinear algebra. Examples of relevant research topics are inequalities for polynomials in combinatorics, algebra and geometry, and matroid theory. The candidate is not expected to teach.

What we offer

International workplace.
A leading technical university that creates knowledge and expertise for a sustainable future.
Here you get colleagues with high ambitions in an open, curious and dynamic environment.

Qualifications

The candidate should have a PhD-degree in mathematics or neighboring areas, and should have conducted research in an area close to or complementing Brändén’s research.

Requirements

A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline. Great emphasis will be placed on personal competence and suitability.

Preferred qualifications

A strong emphasis will be placed on scientific skills, pedagogical skills, the ability to work both independently and in collaboration with other researchers, and awareness of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.

Trade union representative

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH:s webbpage.
https://intra.kth.se/en/administration/rekrytering/annonsering/fackrepresentanter-1.500898

Application

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. The application must include:
CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge.
Copy of diplomas and grades from your previous university studies. Translations into English or Swedish if the original documents have not been issued in any of these languages.
Brief account of why you want to conduct research, your academic interests and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. Max two pages long.
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).

Link to log in and apply

https://kth.varbi.com/en/what:login/jobID:306566/type:job/where:4/apply:1/

About the employment

The position offered is for, at the most, two years. A position as a postdoctoral fellow is a time-limited qualified appointment focusing mainly on research, intended as a first career step after a dissertation.

Contact

E-mail: pbranden@kth.se


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Others

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Contact: Petter Brändén
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Postal Mail:
Lindstedtsvägen 25
100 44 Stockholm
Sweden
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