The Faculty of Science and the Mathematical Institute invites applications for a four-year PhD position in Algebraic and Arithmetic Geometry (1.0 fte)
There is a large research community including many PhD students in the Netherlands (and in particular in Leiden) working on similar projects. PhD students in Leiden organise regular seminars; in the last 12 months this has included the Logarithmic Geometery Seminar, Neron Models Seminar, seminar on Obstructions to local-global principles and currently a seminar on Tropical Geometry.
The PhD position is financed by a grant from the Dutch science foundation NWO.
The Mathematical Institute is responsible for the mathematical research and education within the Faculty of Science at Leiden. Currently, The MI consists of about 120 staff members (including PHD candidates) and about 350 bachelor and master students, from all over the world. Life at the MI happens in a mixture of Dutch and English; you are not expected to know the former upon arriving, but most students enjoy learning a bit while they are here, and the MI provides excellent free courses.
For more information about the Mathematics Institute, see http://www.math.leidenuniv.nl/en/home/
For more information about the Faculty of Science, see http://www.science.leidenuniv.nl.
We offer a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal based on need, funding and performance. Salary range from E2,222 to E2,840 gross per month (pay scale P, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities). The position is to begin by the end of 2018, probably beginning in September.
Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with additional holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses (8.3 %), training and career development and sabbatical leave. Our individual choices model gives you some freedom to assemble your own set of terms and conditions. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. Additional budget allows for research visits abroad and attendance of international conferences. More at http://www.workingat.leiden.edu/.
PhD application 2018 YOUR NAMEby the deadline of 1am on 3 April 2018. Applications should consist of:
Please combine all these into a single pdf (in the order given above), and attach it to your email.