KTH, Mathematics

Application ID: 421-POSTDOC19 [#19442, S-2022-0192]
Application Title: Postdoc in Algebraic Geometry and its applications
Application Type: Postdoctoral
Application Location: Stockholm, Stockholm 10044, Sweden [map]
Subject Area: Algebraic Geometry and its applications
Application Deadline: 2022/02/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/01/21, listed until 2022/02/15)
Application Description:    

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Postdoc in Algebraic Geometry and its applications

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

The research group in Algebraic Geometry and Brummer&Partners MathDataLab at the Department of Mathematics is offering 1 two year postdoctoral/researcher position. The position is financed by a grant from the Verg Foundation and by the Brummer and Partners MathDataLab. The successful candidate is expected to conduct research within the area of algebraic Geometry and its application under the supervision of Sandra Di Rocco. A limited amount of teaching and some administration may be part of the duties.

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
Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH:
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A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline (With some exceptions for special reasons such as periods of sick or parental leave, kindly indicate if such reason exists in your resume).
Strong background in algebraic geometry and interest in its applications.
Written and spoken English proficiency, very good communication and teamwork skills.
Strong motivation and ability to work independently.

Preferred qualifications

Research expertise
Teaching abilities
Awareness of diversity and equal opportunity issues, with specific focus on gender equality Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.

Trade union representative

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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 8 pages long.
Up to three letters of recommendation. The applicant should arrange for these to be sent directly to jobs@math.kth.se.
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).

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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.


E-mail: johanh@kth.se

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100 44 Stockholm
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