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The University of Luxembourg is looking for its Faculty of Science, Technology
and Medicine / Department of Mathematics, 2 doctoral candidates (PhD
students) in mathematics (Algebra and Number Theory).
Website of the Mathematics Research Unit of the University of Luxembourg:
The PhD students will work under supervision of Prof. Antonella Perucca.
Contribute to research in the field of number theory
Write a thesis in the domain of number theory
Limited teaching activity (at most 3 hours/week)
For further information please contact: Prof. Antonella Perucca
What we expect from you…
Master's degree (or equivalent) in mathematics
Dedication to doing research level mathematics
Willingness to integrate in a team
Solid knowledge in number theory (algebraic number theory, elliptic
Good written and oral skills in English. Some knowledge of French and/or
German is helpful, but not required
Excellent research conditions in a dynamic and multicultural environment
Highly motivated, worldwide well connected research group
Personal work space at the University
Contract Type: 36 months fixed-term contract with a possible extension to
Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
Starting date: September 2022
Employee and student status
Job Reference: UOL04709
The yearly gross salary for every PhD at the UL is EUR 37.101,36 (full time)
How to apply...
Applications should include:
Letter of motivation
Detailed curriculum vitae
The name of two referees
Scans of diplomas and transcripts of records
Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed
upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system.
Applications by email will not be considered.
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We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to
gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.
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Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a
personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the
“University of the Greater Region” (UniGR)
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the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban
site with excellent infrastructure
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institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous
non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations,
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