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Mathematics – PhD Vacancy in the Philosophy and History of Mathematics, Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus University (AU)

Denmark

Aarhus University invites PhD fellowship/scholarship at Graduate School of Natural Sciences, Denmark, within the Mathematics programme – Nov 2021.

Title: The Philosophy and History of Mathematics

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General Info

Position: PhD
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Feb, 2022
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Graduate School of Natural Sciences
Department of Mathematics
Aarhus University (AU)
Aarhus C,

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Qualification Details

We look for candidates that hold a Master’s degree and have a strong background in mathematics. Some experience in the history or philosophy (of mathematics) is desirable but not a strict requirement.

Responsibilities/Job Description

According to the lab interest

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: -
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

1)      Find the application form:Go to https://phd.nat.au.dk/for-applicants/apply-here/ - Note, the online application system opens on 1 September 2021.Choose November 2021 Call with deadline 1 November 2021 at noon (11.59 AM CET).You will be directed to the call, and must choose the programme “Mathematics”.

2)      Fill in the following information:

  • Personal information
  • Academic background
  • Admission
  • Financing (if any)
  • Study: In the dropdown menu you must choose the project: “The Philosophy and History of Mathematics”
  • Source (how you found out about the call)

Next to some of the information fields you will find a number. Click on the number to get further directions on how to fill in the information field/what information is needed.

3)      Application attachments:Please be aware that you cannot submit the application if one or several of these documents have not been uploaded.

If you wish to upload more than one document under each section, you must scan/merge all documents into one large PDF file and upload this. Please note that we reserve the right to remove scientific papers, large reports, theses and the like. Instead you can indicate a URL where the information is available.

All information in the application must be in English or Danish, preferably English. A certified English translation is required for documents written in languages other than English or one of the Scandinavian languages (i.e. Norwegian, Swedish or Danish) languages.

As a minimum, all applications must include (pdf-files only, max. 20 MB, and no zip):One reference (template for references)

  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Motivation (max. 1 page)
  • Transcripts, grade point averages (weighted and unweighted), and diploma(s) for both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree. If the original documents are not in English or one of the Scandinavian languages (i.e. Norwegian, Swedish or Danish) then copies of the original documents as well as a certified English translation must be attached.
  • Project description (½-3 pages, including references). This document should describe your ideas and research plans for this specific project. If you wish to, you can indicate an URL where further information can be found. Please note that we reserve the right to remove scientific papers, large reports, theses and the like.
  • Documentation of language skills if required.

After submission of the application, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with an application ID, you should use for reference if needed.

The graduate school reserves the right to verify the authenticity of your educational diploma and transcripts:

  • Request additional information to verify an application.
  • Reject the application if it is proven, or if the University has reasonable belief, that the information provided is false or if the applicant refuses to provide the requested information, whether or not an offer has already been made.
  • For further information on applying, assessment procedures, etc. please see the GSNS Application Guide.

Please note:

  • The programme committee may request further information or invite the applicant to attend an interview.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

About the Project

We are looking for a PhD student in the philosophy of mathematical practice. The position is devoted to philosophical and/or historical analyses of the practice of mathematics. Projects that focus on topics related to the contemporary mathematical practice are especially encouraged. Projects within the topics of visual thinking in mathematics, applications of mathematics, and mathematical structuralism will be preferred. We ask that candidates submit a project description (three pages) together with the formal application.

About the Employer: Aarhus University (AU)

Note or Other details

Before you apply, please read the application guide thoroughly. You can find the guide here.

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Contact details

Applicants seeking further information are invited to contact:

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General Info

Position: PhD
Fellowship/Scholarship: Natural Sciences - Aarhus University GSNS PhD Scholarships
No. of Positions: 1
Eligibility (Gender): Common
Eligibile Nationals: All Nationals
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: November 1, 2021 (GMT +2)
Joining Date: Feb, 2022
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Graduate School of Natural Sciences
Department of Mathematics
Aarhus University (AU)
Aarhus C,

Qualification Details

We look for candidates that hold a Master’s degree and have a strong background in mathematics. Some experience in the history or philosophy (of mathematics) is desirable but not a strict requirement.

Responsibilities/Job Description

According to the lab interest

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: -
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

About the Natural Sciences - Aarhus University GSNS PhD Scholarships

Documents Required

1)      Find the application form:Go to https://phd.nat.au.dk/for-applicants/apply-here/ - Note, the online application system opens on 1 September 2021.Choose November 2021 Call with deadline 1 November 2021 at noon (11.59 AM CET).You will be directed to the call, and must choose the programme “Mathematics”.

2)      Fill in the following information:

  • Personal information
  • Academic background
  • Admission
  • Financing (if any)
  • Study: In the dropdown menu you must choose the project: “The Philosophy and History of Mathematics”
  • Source (how you found out about the call)

Next to some of the information fields you will find a number. Click on the number to get further directions on how to fill in the information field/what information is needed.

3)      Application attachments:Please be aware that you cannot submit the application if one or several of these documents have not been uploaded.

If you wish to upload more than one document under each section, you must scan/merge all documents into one large PDF file and upload this. Please note that we reserve the right to remove scientific papers, large reports, theses and the like. Instead you can indicate a URL where the information is available.

All information in the application must be in English or Danish, preferably English. A certified English translation is required for documents written in languages other than English or one of the Scandinavian languages (i.e. Norwegian, Swedish or Danish) languages.

As a minimum, all applications must include (pdf-files only, max. 20 MB, and no zip):One reference (template for references)

  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Motivation (max. 1 page)
  • Transcripts, grade point averages (weighted and unweighted), and diploma(s) for both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree. If the original documents are not in English or one of the Scandinavian languages (i.e. Norwegian, Swedish or Danish) then copies of the original documents as well as a certified English translation must be attached.
  • Project description (½-3 pages, including references). This document should describe your ideas and research plans for this specific project. If you wish to, you can indicate an URL where further information can be found. Please note that we reserve the right to remove scientific papers, large reports, theses and the like.
  • Documentation of language skills if required.

After submission of the application, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with an application ID, you should use for reference if needed.

The graduate school reserves the right to verify the authenticity of your educational diploma and transcripts:

  • Request additional information to verify an application.
  • Reject the application if it is proven, or if the University has reasonable belief, that the information provided is false or if the applicant refuses to provide the requested information, whether or not an offer has already been made.
  • For further information on applying, assessment procedures, etc. please see the GSNS Application Guide.

Please note:

  • The programme committee may request further information or invite the applicant to attend an interview.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

About the Project

We are looking for a PhD student in the philosophy of mathematical practice. The position is devoted to philosophical and/or historical analyses of the practice of mathematics. Projects that focus on topics related to the contemporary mathematical practice are especially encouraged. Projects within the topics of visual thinking in mathematics, applications of mathematics, and mathematical structuralism will be preferred. We ask that candidates submit a project description (three pages) together with the formal application.

About the Employer: Aarhus University (AU)

Note or Other details

Before you apply, please read the application guide thoroughly. You can find the guide here.

Contact details

Applicants seeking further information are invited to contact:

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