Friday, March 24, 2023

[DMANET] PhD positions in discrete geometry and related areas, Charles University, Prague

Three PhD positions in discrete geometry and related areas
are available at Charles University, Prague

Besides the base scholarship provided by the university, the positions are
supported by a five year project "DiGeo: Fundamental Questions in Discrete
Geometry" (2023-2027) funded by the Science Foundation of the Czech Republic,

Expected starting date: October 1, 2023 (negotiable)

Monthly income: 11000 CZK (scholarship) + ca. 25000 CZK/month (salary)
(Health insurance paid, no tuition.)

The project is focused on problems in various areas of and related to
discrete geometry, including convexity questions for point sets,
visibility, graph drawing, crossing numbers of graphs, semialgebraic
hypergraphs, and Delauney graphs.

Possible advisors include Martin Balko, Vit Jelinek, Jan Kratochvil, Jan Kyncl,
Maria Saumell, and Pavel Valtr.

Teaching duties: max. 1 tutorial (90 minutes) per week during the semester.

Qualification requirements: Master's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area
obtained before September 30, 2023.

When filling the positions, the gender balance in the team shall also be taken
into account.

IMPORTANT: Each successful candidate will have to apply to the standard
admission procedure at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles
University (firm application deadline April 30, 2023)

The application should indicate the area of interest and possible advisors and
- a short letter of motivation (research statement)
- CV
- 1-2 letters of recommendation
- transcripts of all courses and grades
- copies of academic certificates (Bc and MSc, if available),
- other optional materials, e.g., published or submitted papers, copies of
English language certificate if available, etc.
The application should be sent by an email to by
April 10, 2023.

Each applicant will be contacted by email within a few days after the deadline.

Additional information:

Informal inquires:
Pavel Valtr,, or a possible advisor
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