Post Doc in Mathematics

Royal Institute of Technology

Postdoc in Mathematics

KTH , 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 architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Job description

The focus group in Random matrix theory, stochastic models and analysis at the Department of Mathematics is offering 1 post-doctoral position. The position is financed by grants from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. The main duty is research within the field of the group or related areas. A limited amount of teaching and some administration may be part of the duties. The positions will be with Kurt Johansson or Kevin Schnelli as a mentor.

For more information about the focus group see RMSMA.

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

Read more about what it is like to work at KTH

Qualifications

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).

Preferred qualifications

  • Research expertise
  • Educational ability
  • Awareness of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality
  • Teamwork
  • Independence

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH's webbpage.

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 a list of publications.
  • 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.
  • A description of the candidate’s research and a motivation for the applicant’s interest in the position.
  • Up to three letters of recommendation submitted directly by the letter writers by email to jobs@math.kth.sewith S-2020-1567 in the subject line.

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).

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.

Others

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Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 15 augusti 2021 or by agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2020-1567
Contact
Kurt Johansson, kurtj@math.kth.se
Kevin Schnelli, schnelli@kth.se
Published 06.Nov.2020
Last application date 08.Jan.2021 11:59 PM CET