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PhD position in Mathematics – UCPH, Denmark – Nov 2021

University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

Denmark

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Nov 15, 2021 23:59 (GMT +2)

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University of Copenhagen, Department of Mathematical Sciences (MATH) invites applications for PhD stipends in mathematics, at Denmark – Nov 2021

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General Info

Position: PhD position
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: November 15, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: Sep 01, 2022
Contract Period: 3 Years
Salary: 27,871.40 DKK/Month

Workplace:
Faculty of SCIENCE
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
Copenhagen,

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Qualification Details

Depending of your level of education, you can undertake the PhD programme as either:

Option A: A three year full-time study within the framework of the regular PhD programme (5+3 scheme), if you already have an education equivalent to a relevant Danish master’s degree.

Option B: An up to five year full-time study programme within the framework of the integrated MSc and PhD programme (the 3+5 scheme), if you do not have an education equivalent to a relevant Danish master´s degree – but you have an education equivalent to a Danish bachelors´s degree.

Option A: Getting into a position on the regular PhD programme

Qualifications needed for the regular programmeTo be eligible for the regular PhD programme, you must have completed a degree programme, equivalent to a Danish master’s degree (180 ECTS/3 FTE BSc + 120 ECTS/2 FTE MSc) related to the subject area of the project, e.g. Mathematics. For information of eligibility of completed programmes, see General assessments for specifi ountries and Assessment database.

Option B: Getting into a position on the integrated MSc and PhD programme

Qualifications needed for the integrated MSc and PhD programmeIf you do not have an education equivalent to a relevant Danish master´s degree, you might be qualified for the integrated MSc and PhD programme, if you have an education equivalent to a relevant Danish bachelor´s degree. Here you can find out, if that is relevant for you: General assessments for specific countries and Assessment database.

  • Professional qualifications relevant to the PhD project
  • Relevant publications
  • Relevant work experience
  • Other relevant professional activities
  • Curious mind-set with a strong interest in Mathematics
  • Good language skills

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Complete and pass the MSc education in accordance with the curriculum of the MSc programme

(ONLY when you are attending the integrated MSc and PhD programme)

  • Carry through an independent research project under supervision
  • Complete PhD courses corresponding to approx. 30 ECTS / ½ FTE
  • Participate in active research environments, including a stay at another research institution, preferably abroad
  • Teaching and knowledge dissemination activities
  • Write scientific papers aimed at high-impact journals
  • Write and defend a PhD thesis on the basis of your project

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

  1. Motivated letter of application (max. one page)
  2. Your motivation for applying for the specific PhD project
  3. Curriculum vitae including information about your education, experience, language skills and other skills relevant for the position
  4. Original diplomas for Bachelor of Science or Master of Science and transcript of records in the original language, including an authorized English translation if issued in another language than English or Danish. If not completed, a certified/signed copy of a recent transcript of records or a written statement from the institution or supervisor is accepted.
  5. Publication list (if any)

About the Department

The department has about 50 permanent scientific staff members; around 45 PhD students and 35 postdocs. It has strong research groups in many areas of mathematics, and active PhD, postdoc, and visitor's programs. Our building is located in central Copenhagen next to the central park Fælledparken. Our website https://www.math.ku.dk/english provides more information about the department and the research  conducted at the department https://www.math.ku.dk/english/research/.

You can find more information about the PhD program on the homepage https://www.math.ku.dk/english/programmes/ph.d/.

Further information about working at Copenhagen University can also be obtained from https://ism.ku.dk/.

About the Employer: University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

Note or Other details

Until the MSc degree is obtained, (when exactly two years of the full 3+5 programme remains), the grant will be paid partly in the form of 48 state education grant portions (in Danish: “SU-klip”) plus salary for work (teaching, supervision etc.) totalling a workload of at least 150 working hours per year.A PhD grant portion is DKK 6,243.Salary is DKK 222 per working hour (+ 12.5% holiday pay).(1 Oct. 2021 level)

When you have obtained the MSc degree, you will transfer to the salary-earning part of the scholarship for a period of two years. At that point, the terms of employment and payment will be according to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State (AC). The position is covered by the Protocol on Job Structure. Salary range starts at DKK 27,871,40 per month incl. PhD supplement.

Interviews with selected candidates are expected to be held in weeks 2-13, 2022.

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Contact details

For specific information about the PhD fellowship, please contact the principal supervisor.

General information about PhD study at the Faculty of SCIENCE is available at the PhD School’s website: https://www.science.ku.dk/phd/.

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