Göran Gustafsson postdoctoral fellowships

The departments of mathematics, mechanics, physics, applied physics and theoretical physics at KTH invite applications for at least three postdoctoral fellowships.

A successful candidate is expected to join an existing research group at one of the departments of Mathematics, Mechanics, Physics, Applied Physics or Theoretical Physics at KTH. The duration of the stay is a minimum of 9 months and a maximum of 12 months, beginning during June-August or September 1, 2010, at the latest.

A candidate must obtain an agreement with a senior contact person at one of the above mentioned departments showing that she/he is welcome as a postdoc at that department. The applications can only be submitted via these contact persons, not directly by the applicants. Other applications will not be considered.

An application shall contain a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages) and a list of publications for the candidate, a description of the research the candidate will take part in at KTH for her/his further education (maximum 2 pages) and two or three letters of recommendation, including one from the contact person at KTH.

Preprints shall not be included. Candidates cannot have their PhD degrees from KTH or the Stockholm area. Candidates must not have obtained their PhD degrees earlier than three years (36 months) before starting the postdoc position. Those who have not finished their PhD studies when applying must obtain their PhD degrees before June 1, 2010.

The candidates should also give the full addresses at which they can be reached during February - May 2010. The final decision is expected to be taken latest in the beginning of March, 2010.

Applications should be sent via the contact persons at KTH and arrive not later than February 1, 2010, to:

Utbildningskansli SCI
Lindstedtsvägen 5
Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan
SE-100 44 Stockholm
Sweden

Questions are preferably sent to the contact person at the departments of Mathematics, Mechanics, Physics, Applied Physics or Theoretical Physics at KTH.

Please indicate the reference number S-2009-1025, doss 33 on the top of the application.

Stockholm, December 2009

Gustav Amberg, dean

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