Thursday, May 6, 2010

PhD-researcher Mathematics (1.0 fte)

Job description
The candidate is expected to perform research at the interface of probability and stochastic processes on the one hand, and analytic and enumerative combinatorics on the other hand. More specifically, the project aims at investigating two-dimensional walks in the quarter plane. The project is funded by NWO (the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research).

University graduate (Master level) in mathematics. The applicant is expected to have a solid background in at least one of both sides of the project. The ideal candidate has an exceptional mathematical talent, creative ability and knowledge of probability theory, stochastic processes, and complex analysis.

Appointment and salary
o An appointment for four years
o Gross monthly salaries in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement of the Dutch Universities (CAO NU), increasing from € 2042 per month initially, to € 2612 in the fourth year.
o An attractive package of fringe benefits (including excellent work facilities, end of the year allowance and sport facilities)

Information and application
More information can be obtained from Ivo Adan (iadan@win.tue. nl) and dr. Johan van Leeuwaarden (j.s.h.v.leeuwaarden Candidates are invited to send their application together with curriculum vitae, motivation letter, marks transcripts, and the names and addresses of two references by email to j.s.h.v.leeuwaarden

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