Phd Position In Arithmetic Geometry (1.0 Fte)

Utrecht University
December 10, 2023
Offerd Salary:€2,770
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PhD position in Arithmetic Geometry (1.0 FTE)

Job description

We offer a PhD position in arithmetic geometry at Utrecht University. As a PhD student you will carry out mathematical research in the context of the research project p-structures on moduli spaces of abelian varieties and Drinfeld modules”, funded by an NWO Vidi grant. This project focusses on arithmetic properties of (supersingular) abelian varieties and Drinfeld modules over finite fields and their moduli spaces. You will be part of the research team of Dr. Valentijn Karemaker and work under her supervision.


Excited about the position? Check if you have the following qualifications:

  • You are expected to have an MSc degree (or equivalent) in mathematics, or to obtain such a degree before the starting date of the PhD project.
  • A working proficiency in English will be necessary, as well as a collaborative and enterprising attitude towards research in mathematics. Knowledge of the Dutch language is not required.
  • Offer

    We offer:

  • a position for 4 years;
  • starting date September 1, 2024, or upon agreement;
  • a full-time gross salary that starts at €2,770 and increases to €3,539 per month in the fourth year (scale P of the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities (CAO));
  • benefits including 8% holiday bonus and 8.3% end-of-year bonus;
  • a pension scheme, partially paid parental leave, and flexible employment conditions based on the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities.
  • In addition to the employment conditions from the CAO for Dutch Universities, Utrecht University has a number of its own arrangements. These include agreements on professional development, leave arrangements, sports and cultural schemes and you get discounts on software and other IT products. We also give you the opportunity to expand your terms of employment through the Employment Conditions Selection Model. This is how we encourage you to grow.

    About the organization A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major strategic themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Pathways to Sustainability. Sharing science, shaping tomorrow. Additional information

    Do you have a question about this position or the application procedure? Please contact Dr Valentijn Karemaker (Assistant Professor) at [email protected].

    Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university. We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

  • a letter of motivation;
  • your curriculum vitae;
  • transcripts of your grades and a list of courses you are currently taking;
  • two reference letters.
  • If this specific opportunity is not for you, but you know someone else who may be interested, please forward this vacancy to them.Some connections are fundamental – Be one of them

    The application deadline is 10/12/2023

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