Monday, March 30, 2015

[DMANET] One PhD Position in Random Graphs and Combinatorics at TU Graz

One PhD Position in Random Graphs and Combinatorics at TU Graz


We are seeking outstanding PhD candidates with interest and experience
in random graphs, probabilistic combinatorics, analytic combinatorics,
graph theory.

The successful PhD candidate will pursue her/his PhD degree under the
supervision of Mihyun Kang on topics related to Project 14 "Random
Graphs on a Surface" within the Doctoral Program "Discrete Mathematics"
The preferred starting date is 1 October 2015, but maybe be negotiable.

The Doctoral Program "Discrete Mathematics"
( offers an advanced PhD
training and research program. It is funded by the Austrian Science
Fund (FWF) and Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), University of
Graz, University of Leoben. The official language of the Doctoral
Program is English.

The PhD candidate will conduct her/his doctoral research as a member of
the Combinatorics Group at TU Graz. The current members include

- Mihyun Kang (full professor)
- Oliver Cooley (assistant professor)
- Philipp Spruessel (assistant professor)
- Christoph Koch (Ph.D. student)
- Michael Mosshammer (Ph.D. student)

Qualifications and condition of employment:
- Strong track record of mathematical studies
- Diploma/Master's degree or equivalent in mathematics or theoretical
computer science

Length and Salary:
- The PhD position is for up to 4 years with a gross salary of 27.900
EUR (30 hours per week)
- Optional teaching is compensated separately
- There is additional funding for extended research stays abroad and
attendance of conferences

Application documents:
(1) Letter of application
- describing your qualifications, academic experience, and
scientific interests, in connection with
Project 14 "Random Graphs on a Surface" of the Doctoral Program
"Discrete Mathematics"
- specifying your earliest possible starting date
(2) Curriculum Vitae
(3) Transcript of courses and grades, scanned copy of Master's degree
(4) Master thesis

All these application documents (in a single PDF-file) should be
electronically submitted by
15 May 2015 to
Daniel Krenn and Dijana Kreso
Coordinators of the Doctoral Program "Discrete Mathematics"

(5) In additioin, two confidential reference letters should be directly
sent to

For further details concerning the content of the research project or to
make an informal enquiry, please contact Mihyun Kang,

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