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PhD Position ERC Advanced Grant NONFLU*


A fully-funded PhD position is offered for a talented young mathematician with an excellent academic track record, having completed his/her university degree granting access to PhD studies (or planning to obtain his/her MSc. Diploma or equivalent degree by September 2019).

The candidate is expected to work on subjects related to the ERC Advanced Grant project “Non-local dynamics in incompressible fluids” (, held by Professor Diego Cordoba Gazolaz.


The appointment will be for 4 years, starting any time in 2019 (the starting date will be agreed with the candidate). The place of work will be the Institute of Mathematical Sciences (Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas – ICMAT) in Madrid (Spain).

The PhD candidate will work in analysis of non-linear and non-local partial differential equations that arise in incompressible fluid dynamics.

The successful candidate should be strongly motivated and with a good academic record. She or he is expected to participate in the group activities (seminars, courses, conferences, etc.), and have regular meetings with his/her supervisor. There are no teaching duties.

The contract will be for a gross amount of €27.000 approx. per year. Expenses resulting from the research activity, such as conferences and workshops attendance and short-stays in other Institutions for scientific collaboration and training, will be covered by the project.

The candidates should send the following documentation:

  • A curriculum vitae (max. 2 pages).
  • A short (max. 2 pages) letter of motivation.
  • Two letters of recommendation (send directly by the applicant or by the person writing the letter)
  • Transcripts of Academic Records.

by e-mail to the following address with the subject: ERC NONFLU PhD position application (family name of the applicant)

The deadline for application is December 15, 2018.

* This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme grant agreement No 788250