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PhD Position in Arithmetic Geometry, Mathematics – Groningen, The Netherlands

University of Groningen RUG

The Netherlands

University of Groningen invites applications for a PhD position in the area of Arithmetic Geometry at the Algebra group, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The Netherlands – Oct 2021

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General Info

Position: PhD Position
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: 2,434 EURO/Month

Section of Algebra
Faculty of Science and Engineering
University of Groningen RUG

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Qualification Details

The successful candidate should:

  • have a Master’s degree or equivalent Mathematics prior to the starting date
  • be able to communicate in English
  • have a background in algebraic geometry and number theory.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The University of Groningen for a PhD position in Arithmetic Geometry under the supervision of Prof. Cecília Salgado.

The successful candidate will work on a research project in the area of Arithmetic Geometry. The goals are flexible and will be adapted to the interests and strengths of the candidate. Possible topics include: qualitative questions around rational points on algebraic varieties, fibrations on surfaces and higher dimensional varieties, and algebraic geometry in coding theory.

The successful candidate will also participate in seminars and activities organized by the Algebra group at RUG and interact with their supervisor (Cecília Salgado) and other colleagues working in Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory (such as Jaap Top, Steffen Müller, Pinar Kiliçer, Oliver Lorscheid and Martin Djukanovic, their postdocs and students).

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

Application should include:

  • letter of motivation
  • CV (including contact information for at least two academic references)
  • transcripts from your Bachelor’s and Master’s degree.

You can submit your application until 14 October 11:59pm / before 15 October 2021 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website). Applications received before 15 October 2021 will be given full consideration; however, the position will remain open until it is filled.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our University. We are committed to building a diverse faculty so you are encouraged to apply. Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP), and European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers,

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About the Employer: University of Groningen RUG

Conditions of employment

We offer you, following the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:

  •  a salary of € 2,434 gross per month in the first year, up to a maximum of € 3,111 gross per month in the fourth and final year for a full-time working week
  • a holiday allowance of 8% gross annual income and an 8.3% year-end bonus
  • a full-time position (1.0 FTE). The successful candidate will first be offered a temporary position of one year with the option of renewal for another three years. Prolongation of the contract is contingent on sufficient progress in the first year to indicate that a successful completion of the PhD thesis within the next three years is to be expected. A PhD training programme is part of the agreement and the successful candidate will be enrolled in the Graduate School of Science and Engineering.

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Contact details

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