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International PhD Candidate Position in Algebraic Topology, Netherlands

Radboud University is looking for a highly motivated PhD Candidate to work on a PhD project in homotopy theory. All international candidates can apply for the PhD Candidate Position in Algebraic Topology offered for the academic year 2023-2024.

The PhD position is offered at the Department of Mathematics of Radboud University. They must have a master’s in Mathematics or equivalent and a reliable and strong background in algebraic topology or a related area with excellent writing and communication skills to be considered. 

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The Radboud University is a public research university located in Nijmegen, Netherlands, established in 1923. It was started by a Dutch bishop known for his intellect and support of the underprivileged. The university is now one of the leading universities worldwide, ranking 106th in Best Global Universities.

Why choose to study at Radboud University? Radboud University promotes educational quality and freedom and endorses research that is accessible and independent. At Radboud, the students are trained to become skilled, committed, critical, and self-conscious academics who will then land responsible positions from which they will be able to competently shape society.

Application Deadline: All scholarship applications must be submitted by 8th December 2022. 

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Radboud University 
  • Department: Department of Mathematics
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: € 3,247
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International and Domestic
  • The award can be taken in the Netherlands


  • Eligible Countries: Students from the Netherlands and other countries can apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: The candidates can apply to study the PhD project in homotopy theory at the Department of Mathematics at Radboud University
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must have a strong background in algebraic topology or a related area.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Candidates interested in the PhD position must complete and submit a job application form. All applicants will be considered. 
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • A letter of motivation, including a short summary of your Master’s thesis
  • CV, including the contact details of at least one academic reference, preferably the Master project supervisor.
  • Proof of your Bachelor’s and Master’s degree, including grade transcripts.
  • A copy of your Master’s thesis (if already completed)
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must hold a Master’s degree in Mathematics (or an equivalent degree).
  • Language Requirement: The applicants must have excellent writing and communication skills.


The selected PhD candidates will be provided the following benefits by Radboud University:

  • An employment for 1.0 FTE
  • Gross starting salary amounts to €2,541 per month based on a 38-hour working week and will increase to €3,247 in the fourth year.
  • 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus
  • Scope for permanent employment 

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