University of Luxembourg
Doctoral candidates (PhD students) in Mathematics (m/f)
University of Luxembourg
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Published: 27 days ago
Application deadline: Unspecified
Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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Doctoral candidates (PhD students) in Mathematics (m/f)

  • Ref: R-STR-1041-00-B
  • Starting date: any time before 31/03/2019r
  • Duration: 14-months initial contract, extendable up to 3 years, further extendable by 1 year if required, 40 hours/week
  • Student and employee status
  • Applications can be handed at any time, they will be reviewed regularly.
Your Role
  • Conduct research in Mathematics under the guidance of a professor, with the aim of stuying towards a PhD in Mathematics
  • Publish research results and present them at conferences, workshops, etc.
  • Teaching duty of up to 60 hours per year
Your Profile
  • Master's Degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics or related disciplines of high quality; it is possible to apply if the respective degree is to be obtained soon (details to be given in the application)
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Dedication to doing Mathematics at research level
  • Willingness to integrate in a team
We offer
  • The Mathematics Research Unit at the University of Luxembourg offers a dynamic environment with a large number of ongoing scientific activities (English as working language)
  • Financial support for participating in scientific activities (workshops, conferences, summer schools, etc.)
  • Attractive salary
  • Membership of the Doctoral School in Science and Engineering at the University of Luxembourg with an interesting offer of various scientific and transferable trainings
Further Information
PhD Advisors and Research Areas
  • Prof.Jean-Luc Marichal: Mathematics of Operations Research, decision mathematics, functional equations
  • Prof.Sergei Merkulov: Geometry, algebra and mathematical physics, deformation quantization, operads and props, graph complexes, Grothendieck-Teichmüller group
  • Prof. Ivan Nourdin: Stochastic analysis, Malliavin calculus, theoretical modeling
  • Prof. Martin Olbrich: Harmonic analysis, symmetric spaces
  • Prof.Hugo Parlier: Low dimensional geometry and topology, moduli and Teichmüller spaces, systolic geometry.
  • Prof.Giovanni Peccati: Stochastic Analysis, Random Fields and Stochastic Geometry
  • Prof.Norbert Poncin: Higher Geometry, Homotopical Algebra and Mathematical Physics
  • Prof.Jean-Marc Schlenker: Geometric structures on 3-dimensional manifolds and geometric analysis
  • Prof.Gabor Wiese: Number Theory, Arithmetic Geometry, Computer Algebra
Application Documents
  • Letter of motivation containing compulsorily :- a ranked list of up to three PhD advisors from the above list with a motivation of the choice - motivation for conducting PhD research in Mathematics - motivation for applying in Luxembourg
  • Full CV
  • Transcript of academic records and copies of diplomas
  • Names of at least two references who are willing to write a letter of recommendation on the candidate's behalf (they may be contacted by us)
Remarks
  • The positions are funded by the Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg in the PRIDE scheme, and are still subject to finalising administrative procedures.
  • Administrative questions shall be addressed to pride-gsm@uni.lu
  • Scientific questions should be addressed to the corresponding potential PhD advisor
  • The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and applications by women are especially encouraged

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