Germany: PhD scholarships in Mathematics

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The IRTG Stochastic Models of Complex Processes Berlin-Zurich is offering several scholarships for graduate students in Berlin starting October 2009. Candidates should have obtained (or be about to obtain) a Diploma or M.Sc. degree in mathematics or closely related fields with results significantly above average, and intend to pursue graduate studies in mathematics within the research area of the IRTG. The IRTG offers, besides the opportunity to do supervised research, a rich graduate programme consisting of graduate courses, seminars, and guest lectures. Fellows are required to actively participate in this programme.

Scholarships are tax-free and carry a monthly stipend of e1203.- plus family allowance. They are initially awarded for two years, subject to renewal to up to 3 years. All graduate students will be expected to work for a Ph.D. degree at one of the participating universities
in Berlin and Potsdam. They are expected to spend 6 months at the partner institutions in Zurich, for which additional financial support will be provided.

Applications should provide the usual documents:

* letter of application
* curriculum vitae
* copies of certificates
* Diplom/masters’ thesis and relevant publications if available
* statement of purpose sketching the applicants research interests
* two letters of recommendation (to be sent directly to us)

The IRTG particularly encourages the application of female candidates. Disabled persons will be given preferential treatment in cases of otherwise equal qualification.

Applications and inquiries should be addressed to:
Prof. Dr. Jean-Dominique Deuschel, Coordinator, IRTG SMCP
Institut f¨ur Mathematik, MA 7-4, Technische Universit¨at Berlin
Straße des 17. Juni 136, 10623 Berlin, Germany
preferably via e-mail to siwak@math.tu-berlin.de

DEADLINES
Applications are requested before June 15, 2009

FURTHER DETAILS
http://www2.math.tu-berlin.de

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