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University of Oslo PhD Research Fellowship in Mathematics, Norway

Publish Date: Jan 29, 2016

Deadline: Feb 28, 2016

University of Oslo PhD Research Fellowship in Mathematics

A position as PhD Research Fellow is available at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Oslo. The fellowship will be for a period of 3 years, with no compulsory work. Starting date no later than 01.08.2016. No one can be appointed for more than one fixed-term period at the same institution.


The research fellow will be attached to the Section for Stochastic Analysis, Finance, Insurance and Risk, and be part of the project "Challenges in Stochastic Control, Information and Applications (STOCONINF)". STOCONINF is a project funded by the Norwegian Research Council. Information about STOCONINF can be found at The fellow will perform research within one or more of the topics of STOCONINF's research plan.

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The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.

Applicants must hold a Master's degree or equivalent in mathematics, with an excellent background in stochastic analysis and stochastic control. Knowledge of white noise analysis and Malliavin calculus for Lévy processes is an advantage. The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.

The fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The application to the PhD programme must be submitted to the department no later than two months after taking up the position. For more information see here:

A good command of English is required.


Position code 1017, Pay grade: 50 - 57 (NOK 430 500 – 483 700  per year)

The application must include

  • Application letter
  • CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work - scientific publications)
  • Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records
  • Documentation of English proficiency
  • List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)

Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

In accordance with the University of Oslo’s equal opportunities policy, we invite applications from all interested individuals regardless of gender or ethnicity.

UiO has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results a.o. 

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