PhD position Foundation os stochastic partial differential equations

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 31 Jan 2024

21 Nov 2023
Job Information

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
Research Field

Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

31 Jan 2024 - 22:59 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Not Applicable
Hours Per Week

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
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Offer Description

At the Delft Institute for Applied Mathematics (DIAM), part of Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), NL, a full-time PhD position in the mathematical analysis of stochastic partial differential equations is offered. The PhD candidate will be supervised by Prof. dr. ir. M.C. Veraar (part of the Analysis Group at DIAM). The focus of both of the projects is on well-posedness, regularity, long-time behavior, large deviations and/or approximation of solutions to parabolic and hyperbolic SPDEs of semi- and quasi-linear type. A background in Probability Theory and/or Analysis is preferable. For more information regarding Prof. dr. ir. Veraar's research, please visit

The starting date has to be before September 15th 2024.

The project is funded by NWO Vici FounSPDE (awared to Prof. dr. ir. Veraar) and includes a generous budget for travel, inviting visitors, participating in conferences, etc.

The successful candidate will focus on carrying out mathematical research. The candidate is supposed to do minor teaching task (at most 15% of the contract time). There will be the possibility to teach (in English). Communication will be in English. If desired, there is the possibility to take Dutch language courses offered by the Language Center for Languages and Academic Skills of TU Delft, see

Specific Requirements

The candidate should hold a Master's degree in mathematics or a closely related area and should have a profound knowledge on analysis and/or probability theory. Furthermore, excellent proficiency in oral and written English is required. Furthermore, the candidate should have interest and ability in working in team.

Doing a PhD at TU Delft requires English proficiency at a certain level to ensure that the candidate is able to communicate and interact well, participate in English-taught Doctoral Education courses, and write scientific articles and a final thesis. For more details please check the Graduate Schools Admission Requirements .

Additional Information

Doctoral candidates will be offered a 4-year period of employment in principle, but in the form of 2 employment contracts. An initial 1,5 year contract with an official go/no go progress assessment within 15 months. Followed by an additional contract for the remaining 2,5 years assuming everything goes well and performance requirements are met.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, increasing from € 2770 per month in the first year to € 3539 in the fourth year. As a PhD candidate you will be enrolled in the TU Delft Graduate School. The TU Delft Graduate School provides an inspiring research environment with an excellent team of supervisors, academic staff and a mentor. The Doctoral Education Programme is aimed at developing your transferable, discipline-related and research skills.

The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, discounts on health insurance, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged.

For international applicants, TU Delft has the Coming to Delft Service . This service provides information for new international employees to help you prepare the relocation and to settle in the Netherlands. The Coming to Delft Service offers a Dual Career Programme for partners and they organise events to expand your (social) network.

Selection process

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before January 31, 2024, via the application button and upload:

  • Motivation;
  • Transcripts;
  • CV;
  • Contact information of 2-3 references

A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.

You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.

Please do not contact us for unsolicited services.

Additional comments

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Prof. dr. ir. M.C. Veraar via email: [email protected] In order to simplify communication, please add the prefix [FounSPDE] to the subject of your email. Before inquiring, please visit the web page

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Delft University of Technology
Postal Code
2628 CD
Mekelweg 2

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Mekelweg 2
Postal Code

2628 CD


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