Two PhD Scholarships with the Institute of Fundamental Sciences at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Application deadline: March 1, 2019

The PhD research will be part of the project "Organised chaos: Using geometry to explain robust chaotic dynamics in switched dynamical systems" lead by Dr. David Simpson. This project is funded by the Royal Society of New Zealand (Marsden grant 18-MAU-017).

The scholarships cover all tuition fees for international and domestic students and include a tax-free stipend of NZ$27,500 annually for up to three years.

Applicants should have or expect to receive a BSc(Hons) or MSc or equivalent in mathematics. Previous graduate-level studies in dynamical systems is highly desirable. The starting date is flexible.

Applications including a CV, academic transcript, and cover letter should be sent to Dr. David Simpson, Institute of Fundamental Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, 4410, New Zealand, or by email to d.j.w.simpson(at)

The application deadline is March 1, 2019. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the scholarship is filled, so apply soon to avoid disappointment!

More information about Massey University can be found here. Dr. Simpson's research focuses on piecewise-smooth systems with diverse applications, see here. For other PhD Scholarships see here.