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03-03-2021, 11:44
6 PhD Positions in Stochastics and Algorithmics

The research project NETWORKS is looking for 6 international PhD students in mathematics, computer science and quantum computing. Are you interested in the stochastics and algorithmics behind network problems? And would you like to be part of this project with its many activities? Then we invite you to apply for one of these positions.

Application deadline
31 March

full time employment contract for 4 years

Salary indication
from ¤2.395 to ¤3.061 in 4 years

The Netherlands (Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Leiden)



The NETWORKS project is a collaboration of world-leading researchers from four institutions in The Netherlands: TU Eindhoven (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bxx8oosZf9Q&feature=youtu.be), University of Amsterdam (https://youtu.be/KIZMIdZ0ljo), Leiden University (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gDfOvufoQQ) and the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCfI7_rLeho). Research in NETWORKS focuses on stochastics and algorithmics for network problems. NETWORKS offers a highly stimulating research environment and an extensive training program for PhD students.

Recently NETWORKS was awarded a COFUND grant the Marie SkΕ‚odowska-Curie Actions, funded by the European Commission. The grant allows NETWORKS to expand its activities by opening positions for an additional 14 PhD students. A In this call we are looking for 9 PhD students on various topics.

You can find all details of the NETWORKS programme and the projects available in our information package (https://www.thenetworkcenter.nl/uploaded_files/inlineitem/221Spring_Networks_Cofund_Infopackage.pdf). Please read this information package carefully before applying.

Eligibility criteria

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated applicants with a background in mathematics (in particular stochastics) and an affinity for computer science, or with a background in computer science (in particular algorithms) with affinity for mathematics. At the starting date of your employment as a PhD student in the NETWORKS COFUND program, you should be in possession of an MSc degree.

In order to be eligible, make sure you send your complete application before the deadline of the call. Moreover, you meet the mobility requirement of the MSCA. This mobility requirement is: You may not have resided or carried out your main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the Netherlands for more than twelve months in the three years immediately before the starting date of your employment.

Application procedure

Applications should be done through the online system available at the NETWORKS website. You should fill in the online application form and provide the following documents combined in one pdf, in English:

A motivation letter that, among other things, mentions the project(s) you are interested;
A CV including (if applicable) a list of publications and experience with teaching;
A copy of your MSc diploma or a transcript specifying the number of credits they thus far obtained in their MSc studies and a list of grades for your MSc courses.

In the online application system you can supply the names and email addresses of up to three references, who will be contacted by us for recommendation letters.


So, if you are interested in doing a PhD in stochastics or algorithms in the NETWORKS project, then have a look at our information package (https://www.thenetworkcenter.nl/uploaded_files/inlineitem/321Spring_Networks_Cofund_Infopackage.pdf) and apply through this website. The deadline for applications is March 31.

Questions? Please contact Marieke Kranenburg, info@thenetworkcenter.nl

and see: https://www.thenetworkcenter.nl/Open-Positions/openposition/29/6-PhD-Positions-in-Stochastics-and-Algorithmics (http://https://www.thenetworkcenter.nl/Open-Positions/openposition/29/6-PhD-Positions-in-Stochastics-and-Algorithmics)