Ph.D. Student in the Mathematical Thermodynamics of Fluids

Dr. Pavel Krejčí, Director
Institute of Mathematics AS CR
Czech Republic
Job Description: 

Appointment Period: 3 years
Starting date: August 1st, 2013
Salary: EUR 22,000 p.a.

A three-year Ph.D. student position is available, with the goal to support the elaboration of the applicant's Ph.D. Thesis in the framework of the European Research Council Advanced Grant Mathematical Thermodynamics of Fluids (MATHEF) under the direction of Professor Eduard Feireisl. The successful candidate will enroll and fully participate in the PhD programme of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University in Prague (exceptionally certain other Czech universities could be considered). He/she will be based in the Institute of Mathematics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in Prague, performing mathematical research on the part of the project devoted to the mathematical theory of the Navier-Stokes-Fourier and related systems, the problems of well posedness, regularity, the multi-scale analysis and mathematical treatment of the associated singular limits, as well as related numerical issues. The applicant is also expected to take part in the activities of the research group of the Institute of Mathematics, in particular, the seminars, international schools, and workshops.

Applications are invited from candidates who have completed or will complete his/her master degree in Mathematics (or related discipline) before September 30, 2013, with good knowledge of mathematical analysis, the theory of partial differential equations including basic knowledge of numerical methods. Publications as well as other activities and professional achievements will be judged by the stage of his/her career. Basic knowledge of the English language is required.

Informal enquiries should be directed to the Project Manager Dr. Beata Kubiś,, +420 222 090 720.

The interested applicant will send the following documents

  1. cover letter (including basic personal data)
  2. his/her CV

by e-mail to,
and will arrange for one letter of reference to be sent to

Only applications (including the letter of reference) received before March 31, 2013 will be considered.

The successful applicant will be notified by April 10, 2013.

Job Categories: 
Graduate student fellowships
Ph.D. student position, Mathematical Thermodynamics of Fluids (MATHEF), ERC Advanced Grant
Deadline for Application: 
Mar 31 2013