Postdoc position in algebraic topology

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Job Description: 

TH in Stockholm is the largest and oldest technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH. Education and research spans from natural sciences to all branches of engineering and includes architecture, industrial management and urban planning. There are a total of just over 15,000 first and second level students and more than 1,600 doctoral students. KTH has almost 4,300 employees.

The School of Engineering Sciences carries out a wide range of research at the international front line, from fundamental disciplines such as physics and mathematics, to engineering mechanics with applications such as aeronautics and vehicle engineering. We also offer University degree programs in engineering Physics, Vehicle engineering, Engineering and Education, and “Open Entrance”, as well as a number of International Masters Programs as well as PhD Programs.

The department of mathematics at KTH, Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm) is inviting applications for a full-time postdoctoral position in the field of algebraic topology.

The senior members of the topology group at KTH are Tilman Bauer and Wojciech Chacholski. The topology group collaborates closely with the algebraic geometry group and with the algebra, geometry and topology group at Stockholm University.

The successful candidate will engage in research and collaborate with the topology group at KTH. They should contribute to a vivid research atmosphere and actively partake in seminars and other activities. There is no teaching requirement.

Candidates should have completed, or be about to complete, a doctoral degree in mathematics and show proven excellence or evidence of strong potential in their research in the field of algebraic topology. They should not have obtained their PhD degree before January 1, 2009. For non-EU citizens, a residence permit is required. Swedish language skills are not necessary.

The position is for one year, renewable for a second year, and will start on Sept 1, 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter. The salary of the position is SEK 270,000 p.a., paid as a tax-free scholarship with health insurance. In addition, travel expenses up to SEK 25,000 p.a. can be covered.

Application deadline: 2013-02-28
Employer's reference number: S-2013-0209
Applications via email(preferable) to:
Or by postal mail to:
Institutionen för matematik
100 44 Stockholm

Applications should contain a curriculum vitae and a research statement. In addition, three recommendation letters should be arranged to be sent directly to KTH. All applications should quote the reference number S-2013-0209.

Queries concerning the project content can be directed to:
Tilman Bauer

Trade union representative
Lars-Gunnar Anbdersson, SACO
Phone: 08-553 81 07

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Phone: +46 8 790 8416

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Job Categories: 
Postdoctoral fellowships
algebraic, topology
Deadline for Application: 
Feb 28 2013