Thursday, March 15, 2018

[DMANET] PhD positions in Mathematics at LSE

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, discrete 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 LSE funding covering
fees and paying GBP 18,000/year (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. The second (and last) application
deadline for funding is 26 April 2018; by this time a complete
application with references must have been submitted.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact the following
department faculty members, well in advance of the deadline, to discuss
their qualifications and research interests before submitting a formal

Discrete Mathematics: Dr Peter Allen <>
Operations Research: Dr Laszlo Vegh <>
Game Theory: Prof Bernhard von Stengel <>

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