KTH, Mathematics

Position ID: 421-POSTDOC26 [#21708, S-2022-2266]
Position Title: Postdoc in Analytic Number Theory
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Stockholm, Stockholm 10044, Sweden [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Postdoc in Analytic Number Theory
Application Deadline: 2023/01/16 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/12/02, listed until 2023/01/16)
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Postdoc in Analytic Number Theory

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

We are offering a two-year post-doctoral position at the Department of Mathematics that is financed by the “Postdoctoral program in Mathematics for researchers from outside Sweden” of the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation through funding granted to Lilian Matthiesen. This position is connected to a project on multiplicative functions in short intervals. The successful candidate will be a member of the research group in Number Theory at KTH and is expected to conduct research within the area of analytic number theory, additive combinatorics or related fields relevant to the project.

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
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A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, this eligibility requirement must be met no later than the time the employment decision is made.

Preferred qualifications

A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline.
Research expertise
Teaching abilities
Awareness of diversity and equal opportunity issues, with specific focus on gender equality
Collaborative abilities
Independence Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.

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A cover letter describing your interest for the position.
CV including a list of publications and all relevant professional experience and knowledge.
Research statement (at most 4 pages)
Two letters of recommendation sent directly by the letter writers to jobs@math.kth.se with S-2022-2266 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).

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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: lilian.matthiesen@math.kth.se

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