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Representation Theory

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
  • Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

Applications are invited for a four-year PhD studentship in the Department of Mathematics at the University of York, funded by The Royal Society.

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Dr Haralampos Geranios on open problems in the modular representation theory of algebraic groups and related objects including Schur and Hecke algebras. For enquiries about the project please write to

The ideal candidate will have a first degree in mathematics and some experience on topics in representation theory. Outstanding candidates without such experience are also encouraged to apply. The studentship would begin on the 1st October 2019.

Applicants need to submit their applications no later than Tuesday 14th May.

To apply please follow the link below:

https://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/courses/apply?course=DRPMATSMAT3

Applicants will need to provide full transcript(s) of their university studies and should complete all sections of the application form as fully as possible. It is essential that details of two academic referees are provided on the application form, with email addresses for each in the appropriate field. Applicants are welcome to upload additional supporting documents to their application.

Funding Notes

A stipend of £15,009 p.a. is offered, PhD fees are covered and additional funding for conference attendance and research visits is available.

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