Monday, November 28, 2016

[DMANET] PhD positions in Mathematics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

PhD positions in Mathematics at the London School of Economics and
Political Science

The Department of Mathematics at LSE has openings for PhD students,
including in the areas of Discrete Mathematics, Operations Research and
Analytics, and Game Theory. We are seeking exceptionally talented and
motivated students with a strong mathematical background and interest in
combinatorics and random structures, mathematical foundations of
operations research, discrete optimisation, algorithms, mathematical and
algorithmic game theory, and related areas.

For further information about the PhD programme, application procedures,
and faculty please see

Applicants will automatically be considered for funding covering fees
and paying GBP 18,000/year (currently about EUR 21,000 or USD 22,000)
for up to 4 years. The award of these scholarships is competitive, based
on academic performance (typically in an MSc or equivalent) and
suitability of the proposed research. Application deadlines for funding
are 9 January and 26 April 2017; we strongly encourage submission by the
earlier deadline.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact the following
department faculty members to discuss their qualifications and research
interests before submitting a formal application:
Discrete Mathematics: Prof Graham Brightwell <>
Operations Research: Prof Gregory Sorkin <>
Game Theory: Prof Bernhard von Stengel <>

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