PhD position (Quantum groups)

The Mathematics Department of VUB (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium) invites applications for a PhD position financed through the FWO grant “Quantum symmetric spaces, operator algebras and quantum cluster algebras”, under the scientific supervision of Prof. Kenny De Commer. The candidate will perform research in the areas of operator algebras and quantum groups, and will have a limited teaching assignment.

The earliest starting date of the position is January 1st 2020. It will run for a period of 3 years. The research activity will take place at the Mathematics Department of the VUB, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels.

All candidates are requested to hold a master in Mathematics, and are expected to have a strong interest in one or more of the following areas: Operator Algebras, Quantum groups, Representation theory, Special function theory.

Interested candidates should send an email containing CV, the contact details of one reference and a letter of motivation to

The deadline for applying is November 17th, 2019.

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Pleinlaan 2
1050 Brussels
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Sunday, November 17, 2019
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