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Job description

The numerical analysis unit within the department of Mathematics is offering a two-year postdoc position. The research project will be focused towards development of multiscale methods for computer simulation of fluid flows over surfaces with microscopic details or porous materials. The algorithms on the micro scale will to a large extent be based on boundary integral equations. The project will span over theory, algorithms, software and applications. More information can be found at www.kth.se/profile/akto.


A PhD degree, awarded (or planned to be awarded before the commencement of the position) from a foreign university, in applied mathematics, computer science or engineering is a requirement. We seek a candidate with strong background in applied mathematics, in particular with demonstrated good understanding in topics related to numerical analysis or numerical mathematics, and with good programming skills. Knowledge in fluid mechanics or another application area is also of merit. The successful applicant should be strongly motivated, have the capability to work independently, be able to work in a team and have good communication skills.

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An application should contain a Curriculum Vitae with a list of publications, a description of the candidate’s research and a motivation of the candidate’s interest in the position (maximum 1 page), and up to three letters of recommendation.

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Subject S-2018-0517


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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement, Aug 1, 2018 or later
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2018-0517
  • Anna-Karin Tornberg, Professor, e-mail: akto@kth.se, www.kth.se/profile/akto
Published 11.Apr.2018
Last application date 02.May.2018 11:59 PM CET

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