Jobs and Vacancies in Mathematics Research


The field in which research jobs in mathematics lie is hard to define as, in its purest form, it is too abstract to be considered a science. It has, therefore, been described as a form of philosophy; a study which aims to explain aspects of the world through a high level of abstraction. This was supported by Galileo who claimed that to understand the universe, you must first understand its language; that language being geometry and numbers. Having said that mathematics aims at total abstraction, it does, however, lead to important discoveries and has contributed to countless other fields of study.

In modern times, mathematicians have seen their work form a close relationship with the relatively young subject of computer science, making it a field which is now tangibly shaping modern life. This new interest has created somewhat of a boom, and there are lots of exciting opportunities for those looking to do a PhD, postdocs or faculty positions. Many of these amazing research jobs in mathematics can be found here.

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Eligibility Starting in November 2015, each research fellowship will be awarded for 18 months. The call is open to experienced researchers of all disciplines and all nationalities who: hold a doctoral degree (the dissertation must be submitted) completed their doctoral degree no longer than 6...
Dahlem Research School at Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, 15 January 2015
The person will join the newly established research group Social Determinants of Health and Life Expectancy, which is headed by Professor Pekka Martikainen and Director of the MPIDR Mikko Myrskylä. The MPIDR is a leading institute in demographic research which hosts a wide range of laboratories that...
Max-Planck-Institut für demografische Forschung (MPIDR), Rostock, 13 January 2015
with self-designed projects in the natural sciences and engi­neering as well as in the humanities and social sciences. In principle, the positions could be established in any research area and shall enable the fellows to conduct an independent research project. Nevertheless, the integration in an...
University of Bremen, Bremen, 8 January 2015
Outstanding (top 10%) students with a university degree (bachelor or master) in economics or related fields are encouraged to apply for admission. All BGSE activities are conducted in English. Grants are available. All students are provided with adequate office space. Our student body benefits from...
Bonn Graduate School of Economics (BGSE), Bonn, 17 December 2014