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Offres de PhDs

This is to announce the opening for 11 PhD Fellowships in "Mathematics in Natural, Social and Life Sciences" at Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) starting in November 2022. The application must be submitted through the online form available at by June 1st, 2022 at 3 pm (Italian time zone). The fellowships are awarded for 4 years and their yearly amount is € 16.159,91 gross. All PhD students have free accommodation, free luncheon vouchers and use of the canteen. The official language for the PhD course is English.

The 11 PhD Fellowships are divided in the following way :
- 8 regular scholarships within the programme "Mathematics in Natural, Social and Life Sciences"
- 1 scholarship funded by Leonardo S.p.A. “Development of methods to evaluate the capabilities of quantum hardware of the Quantum Annealer type in solving combinatorial optimization problems in various areas of interest for Leonardo ; examples of possible areas of investigation are linear algebra, logistics, computer vision” ;
- 2 scholarships funded by ERC project “CARDIOTRIALS -CARDIac simulations to run in-silicO clinical TRIALS”

Notice that it is possible to apply both for regular GSSI fellowships, the project funded by Leonardo S.p.A. and the ERC-funded fellowships, by submitting three different applications.

More precise information about the fellowships may be found at the webpage :

Please observe the following opening of 8 PhD positions in Göttingen :

Deadline for applications April 11, 2022

Upcoming opening for the PhD Fellowships in "Mathematics in Natural, Social and Life Sciences" at Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) starting in November 2022.

The application procedure will start around mid-May 2022 and it will be possible to apply until around mid-June. Below you may find some information, more details will follow when approaching the official call.

We encourage students who might be potentially interested in this application to contact us by sending an email to : The email should include a detailed CV, their master thesis work (or a brief abstract that outlines the subject studied there), possible publications (articles, preprints, etc), possibly a brief research statement and (up to 3) contacts of Professors who can provide a recommendation letter for you.

Please send your expression of interest within Feb, 28th.

The Institute of Discrete Mathematics, the Institute of Geometry, and the Institute of Software Technology at the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) in Austria invite applications for one PhD position and one postdoc position on any of the following areas :

- combinatorics and free-probability. To work with Cesar Ceballos and Franz Lehner.

- combinatorics, discrete geometry, and algorithms. To work with Oswin Aichholzer and Cesar Ceballos.

The successful candidates will be located at TU-Graz, and will be associated to the PAGCAP project which is founded by FWF and ANR.

The PhD position is a 3-year position with a gross monthly income of 2.237,60 EUR (14x a year), a potential starting date is October 1st, 2022. A master degree obtained before the beginning of the job is required for this position.

The postdoc position is a 2-year position with a gross monthly income of 3.945,90 EUR (14x a year) and a flexible starting date.

website :

The research group on Free Probability at Saarland University, Saarbrucken, Germany is offering a 3-year PhD position on the interrelations between free probability, random matrices, and neural networks. The position is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG. It is payed as a 75% position by German standards (E13 TV-L). There are no teaching duties. German language skills are welcome but not obligatory. Applicants should have an equivalent of a Master’s degree and a background in at least one of the subjects : (i) free probability, (ii) random matrices, (iii) neural networks ; and an interest in learning the remaining ones and, in particular, in working on their interrelations. Inquiries and applications should be addressed to Roland Speicher ( For more information see

Applications are invited for the following two positions within the project "Dynamic hyperbolic graphs" mitsche/.... The two positions will be at two different places (Institut Camille Jordan and Institut Mines Télécom Lille Douai), but the successful candidates will have the chance and are encouraged to spend time at the different project locations :

1) Fully funded 2-year postdoc position OR fully funded PhD scholarship at Institut Camille Jordan (, hosted by Dieter Mitsche. For more details how to apply please look at mitsche/... (contact Dieter Mitsche,, for information and for applying for this position)

2) Fully funded 1-year postdoc position at Institut Mines Télécom Lille Douai, hosted by David Coupier. For more details please look at mitsche/... (contact David Coupier, for information and for applying for this position)

Deadline for applications : May 1, 2021


Ph.D. opening : it encompasses 3 years of pure research and collaboration with France and Japan. It is at the intersection of algebra/combinatorics and data science.

The announcement is here :


The University of Antwerp invites applications for a 4 year PhD fellowship in noncommutative algebraic geometry and algebraic topology with a flexible start date, 1st of June 2021 or as soon as possible after that date. The research will be supervised by Professor Wendy Lowen at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Antwerp, Belgium.

More information can be found at

Deadline for Application : 1st of March 2021 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% 2 PhD positions in mathematical foundations of QFT will be available at the University of Poznan. They are funded by the NCN project `Interaction in Quantum Field Theory’. For full consideration, applications should be sent before July 31. The positions should start on October 30, 2020, or at a later date upon mutual agreement. For more information, see the link


Open call for applications for a PhD fellowship at NTNU, financed by the Norwegian research project "Computational Dynamics and Stochastics on Manifolds” (CODYSMA) :

The main objective of the CODYSMA project is to develop novel mathematical tools and numerical algorithms for analysis and solution of stochastic and deterministic differential equations on manifolds. The project is a cooperation between NTNU, Trondheim and the University of Bergen (one PhD position is announced in each site). Research tasks for the PhD project will be adapted to the applicant. Possible topics are numerical analysis of differential equations, with a focus on geometric and algebraic aspects, S(P)DEs, rough paths and renormalization.

Application deadline : May 30, 2020.

%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% A new PhD fellowship in algebraic and computational methods for time series analysis, supervised by Kurusch Ebrahimi-Fard, is available at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) starting in the fall of 2019. The successful candidate will be offered a three-year position. The Department may offer a six to twelve month extension as a teaching assistant. The workplace will be Trondheim, Norway. The project involves joint collaboration with the group of Joscha Diehl at Univ. Greifswald, Germany.

For more information, please see


Within the DFG funded research training group RTG 2491 “Fourier Analysis and Spectral Theory” at the Mathematical Insitute, Göttingen, are invited applications for

10 PhD and 1 postdoc position

starting (at the earliest from October 1st, 2019)

Deadline : June 25, 2019.




Call for 8 PhD positions in mathematics at the Gran Sasso Science Institute, L’Aquila (Italy) with deadline June 18, 2019. The appointment is for four years, starting from November 2019, and it comes with no teaching duties.

Further information can be found at


The Mathematical Institute at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is inviting applications for the position of a

Research Assistant (PhD position)

starting October 1, 2019. Salary is according to TV-L E13 at 75%, and the position is awarded for 3 years.

Your duties
- University teaching as defined in Section 31 of the Higher Education Act of Lower Saxony (NHG)
- Mathematical research in one of the research areas represented at the mathematical institute

Your profile
- Master degree in mathematics or equivalent,
- Research focus with an analytical profile in one of the areas number theory, geometry, non-commutative geometry, topology, analysis of partial differential equations, mathematical physics,
- Language proficiency in English or German,
- Teaching experience is desirable.

The successful candidate is expected to work towards a PhD degree.

Deadline April 30, 2019

Call for applications for Doctoral scholarships of the program Lisbon Mathematics PhD (LisMath Call 2019)

Main research field : Mathematics

Scholarship description :

Under the terms set in the Statute of the Scientific Research Fellow approved by Law 40/2004 of 18 August, in its present wording, and the Regulations for Research Grants of FCT, IP, the LisMath Governing Board opens a call for applications to scholarships for the LisMath 2019 edition. In this call, nine scholarships are made available. The actual number of awarded scholarships may be less, depending on the overall merit of the candidates. The duration of the scholarship is one year in length, renewable for up to a total of four years, and cannot be awarded for periods of less than three consecutive months […]

The scholarship period is expected to start in September of 2019.

Period of the Call : from 06 March 2019 until 20 April 2019 at 14h00 (Lisbon time).

See also the LisMath web site for further details :

Call for 2 PhD positions at the University of Oslo in stochastic analysis and its applications to finance, insurance, energy and risk.

The deadline of application is April 7th, 2019

For information read here :

Call for PhD-scholarships at Sapienza University, downloadable from the link

1. the overall call cover 30 three-year-full-time postgraduate PhD positions, a limited group of which will be considered for PhD School, Doctoral School Vito Volterra in Astronomical, Chemical, Earth, MATHEMATICAL and Physical Sciences ;

2. the PhD Programme lasts three years ;

3. each fellowship amounts to € 19.800,00 per year ;

4. the deadline for the application is fixed on Monday, April 1st, 2019.

Some additional information can be found in the above link (in english) and (in italian) at the web site :

UC|UP Joint PhD Program in Mathematics 2019/2020

The UC|UP Joint PhD Program in Mathematics, run by the Universities of Coimbra and Porto, in Portugal, welcomes applications for the academic year of 2019/2020.

The Program will offer 6 doctoral scholarships (covering tuition fees and living expenses) to selected candidates through the Portuguese funding agency FCT.

All areas of Mathematics are covered in the Program, in particular :

Algebra Analysis/Differential Equations Discrete Mathematics/Combinatorics Dynamical Systems Geometry/Topology Numerical Analysis/Optimization Probability/Statistics

The first call for applications is open from

JANUARY 02, 2019 TO FEBRUARY 04, 2019. Applications are to be done through the website [1]

Extensive information about the Program is available at the website (and additional questions can be posed using

Furthermore, "la Caixa Foundation" offers PhD grants for some research projects to be pursued at the Center for Mathematics of the University of Coimbra. In this case, besides the application to the PhD Program in the above link, the applications to those PhD grants should be submitted until 6 February 2019 at [2]

Links :

[1] [2]

The mathematics department at NTNU has just announced new PhD and postdoctoral fellowships :

The application deadline is January 27, 2019.

%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% A new program will soon start at SISSA : the Study In Sissa fellowships.

These are fellowships of 500 Euro/month awarded to PhD students from other universities interested in spending a short period in Trieste to attend some PhD courses offered by the Mathematics Area. The intent is to give to as many students as possible the opportunity to benefit of the educational offer (more than 40 courses at PhD level every year).

More information can be found here :


Call for two PhD positions in Bergen (May 2018)


Call for an open PhD position at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim.​

Are seeked highly motivated candidates to carry out research at the intersection of free probability, stochastic integration, and non-commutative algebra. Description and the call here

Deadline for application : March 30, 2018

For further information about the position, contact​


SISSA, the International School for Advanced Studies in Trieste.

SISSA has a long and important tradition in higher academic training. In this respect the following initiatives might be of interest :

- MASTER PROGRAM IN MATHEMATICS : this is a joint program with the University of Trieste to train master students in mathematics. Young talented students will receive a fellowship and attend additional courses held by SISSA faculties. Starting from 2018 the classes will be taught in English, and some fellowships will be reserved to non EU students.

- PHD PROGRAMS : since many years our doctoral school has two renowned curricula in mathematics, "Geometry and Mathematical Physics" and "Mathematical Analysis, Modeling, and Applications". These 4-years PhD programs allow students to be trained and to interact with leading scientists in the field. Every year some fellowships are awarded to non EU students.

More information on the above programs and on SISSA can be found at the web page


Ikerbasque Research Fellows 2018

Ikerbasque, the Basque Foundation for Science has launched its annual call for attracting researchers to the Research Institutions in the Basque Country.

This call offers 20 positions for Promising Researchers Ikerbasque Research Fellows within any of the Basque Research Institutions (Universities, BERC - Basque Excellence Research Centres, CIC – Cooperative Research Centres, Biomedical institutions and Technology Corporations, among others).

5 year contract PhD degree between Jan 2007 - Dec 2015 Support letter from BCAM is mandatory, internal deadline Feb 28 2018, before submission, please contact us

BCAM – Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, is a BERC Excellence Research Centre and Host Institution in the Ikerbasque call, whose mission is to develop high quality interdisciplinary research in the frontiers of Applied Mathematics. Our research agenda is focussed in.


All applications must be submitted on line :


2 PhD positions within Einstein Visiting Fellow programme at TU Berlin are opened. The scholarships is granted for 3 years and amounts to about 1.450 Euro per month (tax free, no insurances included) starting April 2018. The PhD student is supposed to settle at TU Berlin.

PhD student position 1 : A PhD scholarship is available in the framework of the Einstein Visiting Fellow programme at TU Berlin within the Collaborative Research Center ”Control of self-organizing nonlinear systems : Theoretical methods and concepts of application”. A successful candidate is supposed to work under the supervision of Eduard Feireisl on problems related to the mathematical theory of fluid mechanics. Basic knowledge of PDE’s and functional analysis, including the framework of Sobolev spaces and weak solutions is required. The emphasis will be put on the concept of generalized solutions, their stability and asymptotic behavior under general stochastic perturbations. PhD student position 2 : A PhD scholarship is available in the framework of the Einstein Visiting Fellow programme at TU Berlin within the Collaborative Research Center ”Control of self-organizing nonlinear systems : Theoretical methods and concepts of application”. A successful candidate is supposed to work under the supervision of Eduard Feireisl on problems related to the mathematical theory of fluid mechanics. Basic knowledge of PDE’s and functional analysis, including the framework of Sobolev spaces and weak solutions is required. The emphasis will be put on the concept of generalized solutions and the applications of the abstract theory for designing efficient numerical schemes.

For more information, please, contact Eduard Feireisl ( or Etienne Emmrich( Please, send your application together with a CV via e-mail to secr not later than by March 4, 2018.