PhD position in Random Graphs at Groningen University

*** PhD position in Random Graphs at Groningen University ***

A fully funded PhD position is available at the Department of Mathematics of Groningen University, to work on random graphs and related topics under the direction of Prof. Tobias Müller. The position comes with a full scholarship four years and carries no teaching load.
It is available immediately and needs to be filled by 1 October 2018. Groningen is a lively, picturesque city in the north of the Netherlands.

REQUIREMENTS: Candidates should have completed a Masters degree in Mathematics or a related discipline by the time they start the position. A strong background in probability theory and discrete mathematics is advantageous, but mathematical maturity and motivation are more important.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: For full consideration, please apply on or before Friday 13 July 2018. Reviewing of applications will commence on 13 July 2018, but we accept applications until all the position is filled.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send the following material to

1. A cover letter including an explanation why you consider pursuing a Ph.D. in the area of random graph theory and percolation theory;
2. An up-to-date curriculum vitae;
3. A list of all courses taken for your bachelor's and master's
degrees together with grades and explanations of the grades; 4. If available, a copy of the Bachelor thesis and Master thesis;
5. The name and contact details of one academic referee, preferably your master thesis supervisor. Please make sure that they also send their confidential reference letters directly to to arrive by the deadline.

INQUIRIES: If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to Tobias Müller :

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