The Call for PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowship in Discrete Mathematics and Probability At the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Rwanda is open until 15 May 2022!

The German research chair, Dr. Jan Hązła at AIMS Rwanda, in collaboration with Prof. Nicola Kistler at Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, is offering PhD and Postdoc fellowships at AIMS Rwanda research center in Kigali. These fellowships are made available and funded by the DAAD and sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and research in Germany, to promote international academics exchange as well as educational cooperation with developing countries through a variety of funding and scholarship programs.

AIMS Rwanda is looking for excellent candidates with strong interest and background in research in Discrete Mathematics and Discrete Probability with applied motivations. The research topics will be mathematical, motivated by various applications like error-correction in data transmission, voting procedures, network processes and understanding machine learning algorithms.

Eligibilty for PhD applicants

A Master’s degree in mathematical sciences (two-year degree is strongly preferred).
Strong interest in one of the areas indicated above.
Any experience in the areas indicated above is a plus.
Good coding skills (eg., Python, Matlab/Mathematica and similar) are a plus.
Academic excellence.
Good communication skills in English.
Preferably a national of an African country.

Elibility for PostDoctoral applicants

A PhD degree in mathematical sciences (PhD graduation at most 6 years before the start of
the fellowship).
Strong interest and background in one of the areas indicated above.
Previous research in the areas indicated above is a strong plus.
Good coding skills (eg., Python, Matlab/Mathematica and similar) ae a plus.
Academic excellence and track record in conducting research.
Good communication skills in English.
Preferably a national of an African country.

Female candidates and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline 15 may 2022!

The call for applications will be held and organised directly from the actual chairholder Dr. Jan Hazla at AIMS Rwanda. Please find attached links with further infromation: