ORGANISATION/COMPANYScuola Normale Superiore
RESEARCH FIELDMathematics › Computational mathematics
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE29/08/2019 23:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONItaly › Pisa
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/11/2019
The Scuola Normale Superiore is offering 10 positions for PhD students in the course "Computational Methods and Mathematical Models for Sciences and Finance" which has a duration of 4 years.
The essential requirements for admission to the call are the following:
a) to be born after 31 October 1989;
b) to have no convictions that have been res judicata for a term of imprisonment of more than three years;
c) not to have been subject to "expulsion", a disciplinary sanction provided for in the educational regulations of the SNS;
d) not to be in possession of a Ph.D. qualification issued by an Italian university, and in any case not to have benefited from a scholarship to attend a Ph.D. programme in Italy
For assessment, aimed at ascertaining the candidates’ aptitude for scientific research and their basic preparation for the course programme, each admissions commission has one hundred points: sixty points for the evaluation of qualifications and forty points for the oral exam. Candidates who have obtained at least forty points in the evaluation of qualifications will be admitted to the oral examination. In order to pass the oral exam candidates must obtain at least thirty points. Candidates must pass the oral exam in order to enroll in the postgraduate course.
Candidates who are not resident in Italy, or who have residency or domicile abroad for documented reasons of work, study or research, can take the test online, with procedures that guarantee the identification of the candidates and the public nature of the test. The selection commission will decide whether or not other candidates who request it can take the test online. The test can be held in Italian or English.
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The application can be submitted by students with any citizenship and by those who have a master's degree or an equivalent non-Italian qualification. Applicants who plan to obtain the qualification required for admission by October 31, 2019 can also apply: if the application is successful, failure to obtain the qualification by that date will invalidate admission. The eligibility of the foreign qualification is ascertained, for the sole purpose of selection, by the call commission in compliance with the regulations in force in Italy and in the country where the qualification was issued and with the international treaties or agreements regarding the recognition of qualifications for the continuation of studiesd) not to be in possession of a Ph.D. qualification issued by an Italian university, and in any case not to have benefited from a scholarship to attend a Ph.D. programme in Italy.
Admission tests may be taken in Italian or English.
EURAXESS offer ID: 434169
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