Wednesday, November 30, 2016

[DMANET] PhD positions in Mathematics at LSE

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

[This post corrects an email address in that of 29 Nov; my apologies.]

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, 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 approximately 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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