Fully Funded PhD Position in Discrete Geometry

Three PhD positions in discrete geometry and related areas are available in Prague, Czech Republic.

Two of the positions are available at Charles University and one at Czech Technical University.

Besides the base scholarship provided by the universities, the positions are supported by a five year project "DiGeo: Fundamental Questions in Discrete Geometry" (2023-2027) funded by the Science Foundation of the Czech Republic, see https://kam.mff.cuni.cz/digeo/

Expected starting date: negotiable

Monthly income is 11000 CZK scholarship + 21000-25000 CZK salary (Health insurance paid, no tuition.)

The Project

The project is focused on problems in various areas of and related to discrete geometry, including convexity questions for point sets, visibility, graph drawing, crossing numbers of graphs, semialgebraic hypergraphs, and Delaunay graphs.

Possible advisors include Martin Balko, Vit Jelinek, Jan Kratochvil, Jan Kyncl, Maria Saumell, and Pavel Valtr.


Master's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area.

There is a teaching duty of max. 1 tutorial (90 minutes) per week during the semester.

When filling the positions, the gender balance in the team shall also be taken into account.

REMARK: Each successful candidate will have to go through the standard admission procedure at Charles University or at Czech Technical University. [We will provide detailed instructions to the successful candidates.]

Additional Information


Informal Inquiries

Maria Saumell, maria.saumell@fit.cvut.cz