Postdoc Position: Mathematics, KTH, Sweden

Study in:Sweden
Deadline: 09 Jan 2018

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan, Skolan för teknikvetenskap

Postdoc Position: Mathematics, KTH, Sweden: 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 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 three two-year post-doctoral positions. The positions are financed by grants from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and the Swedish Research Council (VR). 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. Two of the positions are with Kurt Johansson as mentor, and one is with Kevin Schnelli.

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The positions are time limited, full time, two-year postdoc positions starting July 1, 2018 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.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH:s webbpage.


Log into KTH’s recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad.

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).

The application should contain:

  • 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 with S-2017-2191 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 According to agreement, July 1, 2018 or later
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 3
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2017-2191
  • Kurt Johansson, Professor, +46 8 790 61 82,
  • Kevin Schnelli, Assist.professor, +46 8 790 72 02,
Published 01.Dec.2017
Last application date 09.Jan.2018 11:59 PM CET

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