Researcher in Mathematics
Royal Institute of Technology School of Engineering Sciences

Researcher in Mathematics

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Engineering Sciences

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Job description

The researcher is expected to collaborate with professor Håkan Hedenmalm within the topics of reproducing kernels, orthogonal polynomials, and energy minimization for Coulomb gases. 


The researcher should have a PhD degree in Mathematics, with specialization Mathematical Analysis. Knowledge of Functional Analysis is required.

You have the ability to analyze mathematical problems and are able to suggest solutions for these. Beyond that you should have the ability to express your ideas in writing. We expect that you are open and have good cooperation ability. Moreover you are interested in scientific challenges.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competence and suitability.

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Temporary employment for up to 18 months. 

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement.
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 2
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2020-0539
Håkan Hedenmalm,
Published 02.Apr.2020
Last application date 12.Jun.2020 11:59 PM CET

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