Doctoral candidate in Differential Geometry

University of Luxembourg
March 05, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:36 months fixed-term
Working Time:Full time
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The University About us...

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Luxembourg is hiring a doctoral candidate (PhD student) in Transformation Groups in Differential Geometry, to work under the supervision of Prof. Karin Melnick.

Your Role...
  • The main topics of the project through which the position is funded include: Pseudo-Riemannian Geometry, Conformal, and Projective Geometry
  • Contribute to research and write a thesis in the field
  • Limited teaching activity (at most 3 hours/week)
  • What we expect from you…
  • Master's degree (or equivalent) in mathematics
  • Dedication to doing research level mathematics
  • Willingness to integrate in a team
  • Solid knowledge in Differential Geometry and Lie Groups
  • Good written and oral skills in English. Some knowledge of French and/or German is helpful, but not required
  • The position offers...
  • Excellent research conditions in a dynamic and multicultural environment
  • Highly motivated, worldwide well connected research group
  • Personal work space at the University
  • In Short...
  • Contract type: 36 months fixed-term contract (extendable up to 48 months if required)
  • Foreseen starting date: September 2023
  • Work hours: Full time 40 hours / week
  • Location: Belval
  • Employee and student status
  • Job Reference: UOL05555
  • The yearly gross salary for every PhD at the UL is EUR 38028 (full time)

    How to apply...

    Applications should include:

  • Curriculum vitae with publication list
  • Motivation letter
  • Scans of diplomas and transcripts of records
  • Names and email addresses of at least 2 references who can provide a reference letter if contacted
  • Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed on a rolling basis. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

    The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

    In return you will get…
  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …

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  • Further information...

    The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University's faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide. The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Life Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

    Website of the Mathematics Department of the University of Luxembourg: https: //

    For further information, please contact Karin Melnick ([email protected])

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