Doctoral Candidates (PhD students) in Mathematics
The Mathematics Research Unit of the University of Luxembourg has obtained a large grant from the Luxembourg National Research Fund for its PhD programme and opens several positions for PhD candidates.
Description
 Starting date: 1 September 2017 or later
 Duration: 14month initial contract, extendable up to 3 or 4 years, 40 hours/week
 Deadline for applications for start in September 2017: 30 April 2017
 Applications for later starting dates can be handed in at any time.
Your Role
 Conduct research in Mathematics under the guidance of a professor, with the aim of stuying towards a PhD in Mathematics
 Publish research results and present them at conferences, workshops, etc.
 Teaching duty of up to 60 hours per year
Your Profile
 Master's Degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics or related disciplines of high quality; it is possible to apply if the respective degree is to be obtained soon (details to be given in the application)
 Good command of written and spoken English
 Dedication to doing Mathematics at research level
 Willingness to integrate in a team
Our Offer
 The Mathematics Research Unit at the University of Luxembourg offers a dynamic environment with a large number of ongoing scientific activities (English as working language)
 Financial support for participating in scientific activities (workshops, conferences, summer schools, etc.)
 Attractive salary
 Membership of the Doctoral School in Science and Engineering at the University of Luxembourg with an interesting offer of various scientific and transferable trainings
PhD Advisors and Research Areas
 Prof. JeanLuc Marichal: Mathematics of Operations Research, decision mathematics, functional equations
 Prof. Sergei Merkulov: Geometry, algebra and mathematical physics, deformation quantization, operads and props, graph complexes, GrothendieckTeichmüller group
 Prof. Ivan Nourdin: Stochastic analysis, Malliavin calculus, theoretical modeling
 Prof. Martin Olbrich: Harmonic analysis, symmetric spaces
 Prof. Hugo Parlier: Low dimensional geometry and topology, moduli and Teichmüller spaces, systolic geometry
 Prof. Giovanni Peccati: Stochastic Analysis, Random Fields and Stochastic Geometry
 Prof. Norbert Poncin: Higher Geometry, Homotopical Algebra and Mathematical Physics
 Prof. JeanMarc Schlenker: Geometric structures on 3dimensional manifolds and geometric analysis
 Prof. Gabor Wiese: Number Theory, Arithmetic Geometry, Computer Algebra
Application Documents

Letter of motivation containing compulsorily
 a ranked list of up to three PhD advisors from the above list with a motivation of the choice
 motivation for conducting PhD research in Mathematics
 motivation for applying in Luxembourg
 Full CV
 Transcript of academic records and copies of diplomas
 Names of at least two references who are willing to write a letter of recommendation on the candidate's behalf
Remarks
 Positions are funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund in the PRIDE scheme.
 Administrative questions shall be addressed to pridegsm@uni.lu
 Scientific questions should be addressed to the corresponding potential PhD advisor
 The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and applications by women are especially encouraged
 All applications must be submitted online via http://emea3.mrted.ly/116rn
Job location:
Luxembourg