KTH Royal Institute of Technology is pleased to offer the postdoctoral scholarship in Mathematical Cosmology for the year 2017. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

KTH Royal Institute of Technology is a university in Stockholm, Sweden. KTH was founded in 1827 as Sweden’s first polytechnic and is one of Scandinavia’s largest institutions of higher education in technology.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in English by means of an internationally recognized test, e. g. TOEFL, IELTS or the equivalent.

 

Academic Level

Scholarship is available to pursue postdoctoral programme.

 

Available Courses

Scholarship is awarded in the field of Mathematical cosmology.

 

Country of Study

Sweden

 

Value of Award

Scholarship of 24 000 SEK value will be awarded.

Number of Scholarships: One scholarship will be awarded.

 

Applicant Eligibility

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the the scholarship:

A PhD degree, awarded (or planned to be awarded before the commencement of the position) from a foreign university, in mathematics is a requirement. We seek a candidate with a strong background in dynamical systems methods applied to problems in general relativity, in particular, cosmology. Experience with oscillatory singularities of the type that occur in Bianchi VIII and IX vacuum spacetimes is particularly important. 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.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

 

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Students must have a PhD degree, awarded (or planned to be awarded before the commencement of the position) from a foreign university, in mathematics is a requirement.

English language Requirements: In order to be eligible for university studies in Sweden, a student must demonstrate that they meet the English requirements for the course or programme.

 

How to Apply

Apply to this scholarship by e-mail to jobs-at-math.kth.se. 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 2017-04-30. Mark your application with reference number S-2017-0612.

The application must include the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter (detailing both your previous scientific work experience and your interest in this position)
  • Research statement (max 2 pages)
  • Contact information for three references

Please observe that you apply for a scholarship, not an employment.

 

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is April 30, 2017.

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