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PhD position in Analysis of PDEs

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    Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    29/02/2020 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
    Netherlands › Delft

Within the Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics (DIAM), Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Sciences of Delft University of Technology, we offer a PhD position in the research group Analysis for a duration of four years. The PhD candidate will be supervised by M.V. Gnann. Interactions with other members of DIAM or external collaborators are encouraged. The thesis will deal with current questions on the analysis of (stochastic) nonlinear partial differential equations connected to free-boundary problems in fluid mechanics or applications in neuroscience. The candidate is expected to finish his/her studies with a PhD thesis and disseminate results through publications in peer-review journals and presentations at international conferences. The position also entails a light teaching load.


TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.

As a PhD candidate you will be enrolled in the TU Delft Graduate School. TU Delft Graduate School provides an inspiring research environment; an excellent team of supervisors, academic staff and a mentor; and a Doctoral Education Programme aimed at developing your transferable, discipline-related and research skills. Please visit www.tudelft.nl/phd for more information.

Selection process

To apply to this PhD position please send the following documents as a SINGLE PDF file (mentioning vacancy number EWI2019-87) in this order:

  • Cover letter
  • CV including contact information of at least two references
  • BSc and MSc academic transcripts (in English)
  • BSc ad MSc theses if available

Applications submitted before 29 February 2020 will receive full consideration.         

Additional comments

For information about this vacancy, contact M.V. Gnann (M.V.Gnann@tudelft.nl).
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For information about the selection procedure, please contact MSc. M. Heemskerk,  HR-Advisor, email: vacancies-eemcs@tudelft.nl .

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Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements

Master in mathematics or a related discipline (or an equivalent degree that qualifies for a PhD position) is required. The candidate should have a strong interest and sufficient prerequisites in functional analysis and the analysis of nonlinear partial differential equations. Knowledge in probability theory and an interest in applications is advantageous.    

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Technische Universiteit Delft
2628 CN
Stevinweg 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 470168
Posting organisation offer ID: 288058


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