KTH, Mathematics

Position ID: 421-POSTDOC9 [#16340, S-2020-1344]
Position Title: Postdoc in combinatorics
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Stockholm, Stockholm 10044, Sweden [map]
Application Deadline: (posted 2020/09/25, listed until 2020/11/23)
Position Description:    

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Postdoc in combinatorics

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Engineering Sciences

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

Successful candidates will conduct research in geometric, algebraic and enumerative combinatorics and/ or discrete and convex geometry together with Katharina Jochemko and/or Liam Solus and other members of the mathematics department at KTH. There are two positions: one with Katharina Jochemko as mentor and the other with Liam Solus. Separate applications are not needed to be considered for both positions. There are two positions and both are time-limited, full-time, one year positions (with the possibility of extension) starting August 2021 or at an agreed upon date (either earlier or later). The positions are financed through the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet), and will each include a teaching load of 20% (approximately one masters level course every year).

What we offer


A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future
Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment
Works in Stockholm, in close proximity to nature
An international workplace.
Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH:
https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/relocation

Requirements

A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline (Whit some exceptions for special reasons such as periods of sick or parental leave, kindly indicate if such reason exists in your resume). We are looking for a candidate who has completed his or her doctoral studies in mathematics, mathematical statistics, or a closely related subject area in the past three years. The applicant must have a strong background in any of the following areas: graphic models, algebraic statistics, causality, statistics, graph theory, combinatorics. The candidate should be a highly motivated researcher who can work as well alone as with other researchers

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:
Curriculum vitae (CV) including relevant experience,
Copy of diplomas and grades from previous university studies with translations into English or Swedish if the originals are not in one of these two languages.
Cover letter (detailing both your previous scientific work experience and your interest in this position, max 2 pages), and
Research Statement (max 2 pages)
Two letters of recommendation sent directly by the letter writers to mailto: jobs@math.kth.se with S-2020-1344 in the subject line. Letters must be received by the application deadline.
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://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/lediga-jobb/what:job/jobID:353851/where:4/

About the employment

The positions are each one year with the possibility of extension. 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: solus@kth.se E-mail: jochemko@kth.se


We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

Others

Gender equality, diversity and zero tolerance against discrimination and harassment are important aspects of KTH´s work with quality as well as core values in our organization. For information about Processing of personal data in the recruitment process please read here: https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/processing-of-personal-data-in-the-recruitment-process-1.823440


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the Swedish version takes precedence.

We are not accepting applications for this position through Mathjobs.Org right now. Please apply at https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/lediga-jobb/what:job/jobID:353851/where:4/.
Contact: Liam Solus och Katharina Jochemko
Email:
Postal Mail:
Lindstedtsvägen 25
100 44 Stockholm
Sweden
Web Page: www.math.kth.se

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