KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Engineering Sciences

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 architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Job description

The research group in Random matrix theory, stochastic models and analysis, within the group in Differential geometry and mathematical physics, at the Department of Mathematics is offering up to five two-year post-doctoral positions. The positions are financed by grants from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and the Göran Gustafsson Foundation (UU/KTH). The main duty is research within the field of the group or related areas. A limited amount of teaching may be part of the duties. One or two of the positions are with Maurice Duits as mentor, two are with Kurt Johansson and one with Kevin Schnelli.

For more information see https://people.kth.se/~duits/RMSMA/

The positions are time limited, full time, two-year postdoc positions starting July 1, 2017 or later.


A PhD degree, awarded (or planned to be awarded before the commencement of the position) 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 parts 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. 

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The application should contain:

an AMS Coversheet a Curriculum Vitae with a list of publications, a description of the candidate’s research and a motivation for the applicant’s interest in the position. The applicant may indicate an interest in one of the potential supervisors up to three letters of recommendation submitted directly by the letter writers by email to jobs@math.kth.se with S-2016-1241 in the subject line.


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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment July 1, 2017 or later
Salary Monthly pay
Number of positions 4
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2016-1241
  • Maurice Duits, universitetslektor, e-mail: duits@kth.se
  • Kurt Johansson, professor, e-mail: kurtj@kth.se
  • Kevin Schnelli, bitr universitetslektor, e-mail: schnelli@kth.se
Published 09.Nov.2016
Last application date 09.Jan.2017 11:59 PM CET

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