PhDs in Mathematics

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The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research university. 
The Mathematics Department of the university of Luxembourg has an opening for 11 PhD positions, co-financed by a grant from the Luxembourg National Research Fund. 
The successful candidates will be expected to conduct research under the guidance of professors (names and areas of expertise listed below), with the aim of obtaining a PhD in mathematics. 
They will also be expected to contribute to the department’s many activities, including seminars, teaching, outreach and various other research related events. 
Our department offers an outstanding and dynamic environment for PhD candidates, with multiple seminars, working groups, colloquia, and a doctoral school which also includes access
to multiple training opportunities, including some not only focussed on mathematics. In addition, our modern campus provides excellent facilities, creating an invigorating research environment. 
- Ref: R-AGR-3528-13-C 
- Starting date: not before March 2019. Applications will be treated on a rolling basis 
- Duration: 14-months initial contract, extendable for up to 3 years, with a further possible 1 year extension if required, 40 hours/week 
- Teaching duties of up to 60 hours per year 
Your profile:  
- Master's Degree (or equivalent) in mathematics or related disciplines. (The degree must be obtained before the beginning of the contract but you can apply before.) 
- Good command of written and spoken English 
- Strong dedication to doing mathematics at a research level 
Additional information: 
PhD advisors and research areas: 
- Sergei Merkulov: Geometry, algebra and mathematical physics, deformation quantization, operads and props, graph complexes, Grothendieck-Teichmüller groups 
- Ivan Nourdin: Stochastic analysis, Malliavin calculus, theoretical modeling 
- Hugo Parlier: Low dimensional geometry and topology, moduli and Teichmüller spaces 
- Giovanni Peccati: Stochastic analysis, random fields and stochastic geometry 
- Antonella Perucca: Number theory (algebraic, analytic, computational), arithmetic geometry 
- Norbert Poncin: Higher geometry, homotopical algebra and mathematical physics 
- Jean-Marc Schlenker: Geometric structures on 3-dimensional manifolds and geometric analysis 
- Bruno Teheux: Algebraic logic, universal algebra, order and lattice theory 
- Gabor Wiese: Number theory, arithmetic geometry, computer algebra 
Application Documents:  
- Letter of motivation, explaining the reasons for applying to Luxembourg 
- A ranked list of up to three PhD advisors from the above list (with motivations for the choices) 
- 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) 
- Any other relevant documents 
Please apply online via the following link: 
Additional remarks:  
- The positions are funded by the Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg (ref. PRIDE17/12246620/GPS), and are still subject to finalizing administrative procedures.
- Administrative questions should be addressed to 
- Scientific questions should be addressed to the corresponding potential PhD advisor (we suggest contacting the potential supervisor in any event) 
The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and applications by women and minorities are especially encouraged. 
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