Postdoc in number theory

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Postdoc in number theory
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 in 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 postdoctoral 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.
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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.

• 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.

Preferred qualifications

Scientific skills.
Educational ability.
Awareness of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.
Cooperative skills.

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A cover letter
CV including a list of publications and all relevant professional experience and knowledge.
Research statement (at most 4 pages.
Two letters of recommendation sent directly by the letter writers to mailto: 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).

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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.

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