Postdoc position in algebraic topology

KTH Stockholm
Job Description: 

Postdoc position in algebraic topology 2013

The department of mathematics at KTH, Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm) is inviting applications for a full-time postdoctoral position in the field of algebraic topology. The position is for one year, renewable for a second year, and will start on Sept 1, 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The senior members of the topology group at KTH are Tilman Bauer and Wojciech Chacholski. The topology group collaborates closely with the algebraic geometry group and with the algebra, geometry and topology group at Stockholm University.

The successful candidate will engage in research and collaborate with the topology group at KTH. They should contribute to a vivid research atmosphere and actively partake in seminars and other activities. There is no teaching requirement.

Candidates should have completed, or be about to complete, a doctoral degree in mathematics and show proven excellence or evidence of strong potential in their research in the field of algebraic topology. They should not have obtained their PhD degree before January 1, 2009. For non-EU citizens, a work and residence permit is required. Swedish language skills are not necessarily.

The salary of the position is SEK 270,000 p.a., paid as a tax-free stipend with health insurance. In addition, travel expenses up to SEK 25,000 p.a. can be covered.

Applications should contain a curriculum vitae and a research statement. In addition, three recommendation letters should be arranged to be sent directly to KTH. The application deadline is February 28, 2013. All applications should quote the reference number S-2013-0209 and be sent by email to or by postal mail to

Institutionen för matematik
Lindstedtsvägen 25
10044 Stockholm

Informal inquiries can be directed to Tilman Bauer (

Job Categories: 
Postdoctoral fellowships
Deadline for Application: 
Feb 28 2013