The Department of Mathematics at Stockholm University has with its long tradition of excellent research a prominent place in Scandinavian mathematics. The department consists of three divisions: mathematics, mathematical statistics and the newly founded computational mathematics. Researchers at the division of computational mathematics have competence that ranges over several different areas, including numerical analysis, computational biology, programming logic and computational statistics.
Information about available PhD projects in computational mathematics can be found here: project in computational mathematics.
The PhD student is expected to present a licentiate thesis after two years of full-time studies.
In order to meet the general entry requirements, the applicant must have completed a second-cycle degree, completed courses equivalent to at least 240 higher education credits, of which 60 credits must be in the second cycle, or have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge in Sweden or elsewhere.
In order to meet the special eligibility requirements, the applicant must have completed courses equivalent to at least 60 credits in a mathematical subject and at least 30 credits in either numerical analysis or computer science.
The qualification requirements must be met by the deadline for applications.
The selection among the eligible candidates will be based on their capacity to benefit from the training. The selection of candidates is based upon the earlier studies, grades, quality of theses, references, the written application and, for a smaller group of selected candidates, interviews.
Admission Regulations for Doctoral Studies at Stockholm University are available at: www.su.se/rules and regulations.
Terms of employment
The term of the initial contract may not exceed one year. The employment may be extended for a maximum of two years at a time. However, the total period of employment may not exceed the equivalent of four years of full-time study.
Doctoral students should primarily devote themselves to their own education, but may engage in teaching, research, and administration corresponding to a maximum of 20 % of a full-time position.
Please note that admission decisions cannot be appealed.
Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.
For more information, please contact director of PhD studies, Chun-Biu Li, firstname.lastname@example.org or the supervisors of the projects, Kristoffer Sahlin email@example.com, or Lars Arvestad, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, email@example.com, Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com (SEKO), and PhD student representative, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply for the PhD student position at Stockholm University’s recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.
Please include the following information with your application
- Your contact details and personal data
- Your highest degree
- Your language skills
- Contact details for 2–3 references
(Note! Referees should have been contacted in advance by the applicant and will be expected to provide a statement if asked).
and, in addition, please include the following documents
- Cover letter (at most 2 pages) describing:
– why you are applying and what makes you suitable for doctoral studies
– an ordering of the available PhD projects (see link above) and a motivation of your choice.
- CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of degree projects/theses
- Degree certificates and grades confirming that you meet the general and specific entry requirements (no more than 6 files)
- Degree projects/theses and any additional documents you would like to submit (no more than 6 files).
The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.
You are welcome to apply!