Two PhD student position in mathematics

Chalmers University of Technology | Gothenburg, Sweden

Classification: Mathematics

Information about the projects and the department The first position is in the field of operator algebras. This position is associated with the research project "Order theoretic methods in operator algebras" funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, and the hired candidate will be co-supervised by Hannes Thiel. For the second position, the research project can be in any area represented at the division, including harmonic and functional analysis, mathematical physics, partial differential equations and probability theory. The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg has about 200 employees and is the largest department of mathematics in Sweden. We have an international environment with frequent exchanges with other universities around the world. We provide a friendly, creative, and supportive atmosphere with a steady flow of international guests. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all our activities. We work actively to be a parent-friendly organization. Major responsibilities As a PhD student you will be part of an international research environment while you expand your knowledge of the field and write your thesis. This gives opportunities for many inspiring conversations, a lot of autonomous work and some travel. You are expected to develop your own ideas and communicate scientific results orally as well as in written form. In addition, the position will normally include 20 �partmental work, mostly teaching duties. Qualifications To qualify as a PhD student, you must have a master's level degree corresponding to at least 240 higher education credits in a relevant field such as mathematics. The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English. Contract terms Full-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of five years. We offer Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the coastal city of Gothenburg. Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees. Chalmers aims to actively improve our gender balance. We work broadly with equality projects, for example the GENIE Initiative on gender equality for excellence. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers. Application procedure The application should be marked with Ref 20230021 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as PDF-files, as below. Maximum size for each file is 40 MB. Please note that the system does not support Zip files. CV: (Please name the document: CV, Family name, Ref. number) • CV • Other, for example previous employments or leadership qualifications and positions of trust. • Two references that we can contact. Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number) 1-3 pages where you: • Introduce yourself • Describe your previous experience of relevance for the position (e.g. education, thesis work and, if applicable, any other research activities) • Describe your future goals and future research focus Other documents: • Copies of bachelor and/or master’s thesis. • Attested copies and transcripts of completed education, grades and other certificates, e.g. TOEFL test results. Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. Application deadline: February 24, 2023 For questions, please contact: Johan Tykesson, Analysis and probability Email: Tel: 0317725314 Hjalmar Rosengren, Analysis and probability Email: Tel: 0317725358 Hannes Thiel, Analysis and probability Email: Tel: 0317725087

Last updated: 18 January 2023

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