Postdoc Position in Number Theory

Royal Institute of Technology School of Engineering Sciences

Sweden

Postdoc in 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 architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

 

Job description

The research group in Number Theory at the Department of Mathematics is offering a one-year post-doctoral position with the possibility of prolongation for one additional year. The successful candidate is expected to conduct research within the area of number theory, possibly with connections to dynamical systems or quantum chaos. In addition, the position involves a limited teaching load corresponding to 20% of the full working hours.


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

A PhD degree or equivalent foreign degree in mathematics or related areas is a requirement. Candidates cannot have their PhD degrees from KTH. We seek a candidate with a strong background in areas of mathematics relevant to the research activity of the group. The successful applicant should be strongly motivated, have the capability to work independently as well as in collaboration with members of the research group, and have good communication skills. No skills in Swedish are required.


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.


Trade union representatives

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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:

  1. A cover letter
  2. CV including a list of publications and all relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  3. Research statement (at most 4 pages)
  4. Two letters of recommendation sent directly by the letter writers to jobs@math.kth.se with S-2019-2278 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).

Fixed term employment /temporary contract August 2022.


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 September 1, 2020, or according to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2019-2278
Contact
Pär Kurlberg, Professor , kurlberg@math.kth.se
Published 19.Dec.2019
Last application date 15.Feb.2020 11:59 PM CET




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