Call for BGSMath doctoral positions

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 Timeline of the call

  • Application deadline:
    23 March 2017, 3 p.m. (BCN time)
  • Final decision:
    during the month of May
  • Incorporation:
    from September 2017

Funding

BGSMath doctoral call 2017-2020

(THIS CALL IS CLOSED)

The Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics opens a call for 4 Ph.D. three-year positions in all areas of mathematics and its applications.
Successful candidates will have to register at one the Ph.D. programs associated to BGSMath and will become part of the research group of the corresponding supervisor. The annual gross salary is 16.400 euros.  Medical insurance and tuition fees for the Ph.D. program are included.
To be eligible, candidates must have a Master’s degree or equivalent at the time of incorporation and, at the time of application, they cannot be enjoying financial support aimed at the obtention of a doctoral degree with a BGSMath research group. Additionally, a letter is required from a member of the BGSMath Faculty  expressing a decided interest in acting as supervisor of the candidate’s Ph.D. thesis.
This call is funded through the María de Maeztu Excellence Program of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. The BGSMath is strongly committed to the career development of female mathematicians.
Applications must be submitted online before March 23rd, 3 p.m., Barcelona time.

Necessary documentation for completing the application

  • Letter containing a brief account of the applicant’s research interests and motivation for applying to the position.
  • Letter of Expression of Interest from a member of the BGSMath Faculty.
  • Full transcripts and diplomas showing completion of the bachelor’s and master’s degrees. If the master’s degree is not yet completed, the expected date of completion must be indicated as well as a partial transcript if available.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Name, affiliation and email of a member of an academic institution able to provide a letter of reference for the candidate (before April 3rd).
All the documentation must be uploaded in the online application system in a single PDF file.
Applications not fulfilling this requirement will not be considered.