PhD student position in mathematical ecology and evolution, Helsinki, Finland

The Biomathematics Group of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Helsinki, Finland, is looking for a highly motivated PhD student to join our research in mathematical ecology and evolution. We focus on population dynamics, including structured populations and metapopulations, and adaptive dynamics, with applications such as the evolution of dispersal, the evolution of pathogens, and more.


The candidate should have an MSc in mathematics (preferred) or graduate with this degree by June 2017, and have a background in mathematical modelling as well as interest in ecology/evolution. The detailed research program is negotiable within the profile of our group. The graduate studies will be supervised by Prof. Mats Gyllenberg, with possible co-supervision by Stefan Geritz or Eva Kisdi. Salary and social benefits according to the standard Finnish University Salary System. For more information, see (Biomathematics Group) and (Department of Mathematics) or contact Eva Kisdi at

Applications including a CV, the list of publications (if any), a letter of motivation, the extract from the register of undergraduate grades, and two reference addresses are to be sent in one pdf file to with cc to The deadline for applications is 15 March 2017. Please write "Application for PhD student position in biomathematics" in the subject line.


Eva Kisdi, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Helsinki, Finland

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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Helsinki
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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Eva Kisdi
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