PhD position in Geometry


The Chair of Geometry / Algebra at the Department of Mathematics, University of Fribourg (Prof. Ruth Kellerhals) invites applications for one

Ph.D. Position / assistant position

starting as soon as possible. The successful candidate has a strong back- ground in geometry and algebra. Familiarity with one of the following areas is an advantage: Riemannian geometry and especially hyperbolic geometry, discrete geometry, geometric group theory and Coxeter groups.

Candidates must have a validated master degree in mathematics or an equivalent education. Beside the doctoral project, the successful candidate will be occupied with moderate teaching (exercise courses, collaboration in seminars) and service for the library.

A good command of German or French or the willingness to learn one of the two languages within a relatively short period of time is required.

We offer a friendly working environment, the integration into the Swiss Doctoral Program of Mathematics and an attractive salary.

We invite applications to be submitted electronically to The application should include a letter of motivation, a CV and a list of courses taken in mathematics. Moreover, two letters of recommendation should be emailed directly by the letter writers. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

Job location: 
Ch. du musée 23
CH-1700 Fribourg
Contact and application information
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Contact name: 
Prof. Ruth Kellerhals
Contact email: 
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