PhD Student Positions In Mathematics At University Of Gothenburg in Sweden 2022

PhD Student Positions In Mathematics At University Of Gothenburg in Sweden 2022

PhD Student Positions In Mathematics At University Of Gothenburg in Sweden 2022

The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 53 500 students and 6 500 employees make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study. Strong research and attractive study programs attract scientists and students from around the world. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg has about 200 employees and is the largest department of mathematics in Sweden. We are an international environment with frequent exchanges with other universities around the world. We provide a supportive and creative atmosphere with a steady flow of international guests. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all our activities. We work actively to be a parent-friendly organization.

Job assignments

As a Ph.D. student, you will be part of an international research environment while you expand your knowledge of the field and write your thesis. This gives opportunities for many inspiring conversations, a lot of autonomous work, and some travel. You are expected to develop your ideas and communicate scientific results orally as well as in written form. In addition, the position will normally include 20% departmental work, mostly teaching duties.

The employment is limited to a maximum of four years, with the possibility of a one-year extension due to departmental duties.


Regulations for the evaluation of qualifications for academic positions are given in the Swedish Higher Education Ordinance.

Applicants should have a strong background in mathematics, with excellent course grades and undergraduate thesis work. Good verbal and written communication skills in English are essential.

The applications will be assessed by a local recruitment committee at Mathematical Sciences.


Type of employment: Up to three Ph.D. student positions, fixed-term employment, limited to four years with the possibility of a one-year extension.

Extent: 100 %

Location: Analysis and Probability Theory, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Gothenburg

First day of employment: August 15, 2022, or as agreed

Reference number: PAR 2022/57


We are looking for up to three Ph.D. students at the division Analysis and Probability Theory. The research project can be in any area represented at the division, including harmonic and functional analysis, mathematical physics, partial differential equations, and probability theory.