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Temporary Research Positions at OIST, Japan
https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/9690
Topology and Geometry of Manifolds unit at Okinawa Institute of
Science and Technology invites applications for two Postdoctoral
Scholar and two Scientist positions. For Postdoctoral Scholar
positions, PhD should be awarded not earlier than August 2012. For
Scientists, there is no limit for the number of years after PhD. If
needed, a Scientist position can be taken while on an unpaid leave
from a position at another institution. For Postdoctoral Scholars the
appointment is for 2 years, starting September 2017. There might be an
opportunity to renew it for one or two more years. For Scientists, the
appointment is for a term from six months to two years (at least one
year is preferred), with a flexible starting date. The positions do
not carry teaching duties. Candidates must be willing to contribute to
Topology and Geometry of Manifolds group meetings, and to mentoring
student research. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Anastasiia
Tsvietkova and/or to oist.manifolds@gmail.com.

Postdoctoral position in Algebraic Geometry at the University of Porto
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position (BPD) within the project Geometry of Algebraic Varieties (PTDC/MAT-GEO/2823/2014) funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portugal). Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Mathematics or in a related field, preferably obtained less than 6 years ago and have research experience in one of the main research areas of the project: Algebraic Surfaces and Moduli spaces (especially of Higgs bundles). The initial contract will be for 12 months, renewable for another 12 months on mutual agreement. The expected starting date is January 1, 2017 though some flexibility may be possible. The successful candidate will be based at the Centre for Mathematics of the University of Porto (Faculty of Sciences) and work under the supervision of one of the senior members of the project, Peter Gothen, Margarida Mendes Lopes, André Oliveira or Carlos Rito. The deadline for applications is November 21, 2016. For more information, please see the project website. Questions can be addressed to Peter Gothen <pbgothen@fc.up.pt>.

CNRS postdoctoral position, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (IHES)

Applications are invited for a CNRS postdoctoral position in mathematics at IHES (France) beginning September 2017 to be funded by the ERC Starting Grant "Discrete Groups and Geometric Structures". The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible renewal for a second year. Application deadline: November 23, 2016

We are looking for a candidate with a strong research potential, interested in investigating discrete subgroups of Lie groups acting on various geometric spaces. Particular attention will be paid to candidates who already have some experience working on one of the following topics: discrete subgroups of Lie groups, Teichmüller or Higher Teichmüller theory, dynamics on character varieties, geometric structures on manifolds (hyperbolic geometry, convex projective geometry, Lorentzian or more generally pseudo-Riemannian geometry, etc.). More information: http://www.ihes.fr/jsp/site/Portal.jsp?document_id=4042&portlet_id=1026

Assistant Professor, Universidad de Los Andes
The Department of Mathematics at Universidad de Los Andes invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level starting in January 2017. Applications in all areas of pure and applied mathematics will be considered.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in mathematics or a closely related area (applied mathematics, statistics or operations research) awarded at least one year before the beginning of the appointment. He or she must show a strong potential in research and teaching and a strong commitment to both is expected. The teaching load is two courses per semester, but may be reduced to one course in the first semester. Research funds are available.

The starting date of the appointment, pending administrative approval, is January 2017. To receive full consideration, complete applications must be received by September 18, 2016.

Postdoctoral positions, Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation
The Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT-Portugal) is announcing a call for post-doctoral positions for 3 years with deadline July 15, 2016. The Gear nodes of Porto and Lisbon welcome applications in the areas related to the network interests, especially related to moduli spaces of Higgs bundles and character varieties.

In case of interest, please contact: André Oliveira (Porto, andre.oliveira@fc.up.pt) Carlos Florentino (Lisbon, caflorentino@fc.ul.pt) Peter Gothen (Porto, pbgothen@fc.up.pt) preferably well before the deadline as the application process also includes some input from prospective supervisors. The monthly salary is 1495 euros (tax free) and there are no mandatory teaching duties.

The fellowships starting date is reasonably flexible. Detailed information can be obtained on the FCT website: https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/concursos/individuais2016.phtml.en.

Postdoctoral position (BPD)
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position (BPD) within the project Geometry of Algebraic Varieties (PTDC/MAT-GEO/2823/2014) funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portugal). Applicants must hold a PhD in Mathematics or in a related field, preferably obtained less than 6 years ago and have research experience in one of the main research areas of the project:

- Algebraic Surfaces
- Moduli spaces, especially of Higgs bundles.

The initial contract will be for 12 months, renewable for another 12 months on mutual agreement with an expected starting date is September 1, 2016. The successful candidate will be based at the Centre for Mathematics of the University of Porto (Faculty of Sciences) and work under the supervision of one of the senior members of the project, Peter Gothen, Margarida Mendes Lopes, André Oliveira or Carlos Rito.

Applications can be submitted from May 13, 2016 and the deadline is June 2, 2016.For information about the project, please see the website: http://cmup.fc.up.pt/cmup/pbgothen/gav/. Questions can be addressed to Peter Gothen at pbgothen@fc.up.pt.

Postdoctoral positions, University of Luxembourg
Two 2-year postdoctoral positions are currently open at the University of Luxembourg in the framework of a joint research project with the National University of Singapore. The positions will be based in Luxembourg, but with up to 3 month/year in Singapore. Priority areas are geometric structures on low-dimensional manifolds and representations of surface groups in particular with focus on Anti-de Sitter geometry, Higher Teichmueller theory, Moduli space of representations of free groups in PSL(2, C), identities on representation varieties, and related questions.

These positions should start between Sept 1, 2016 and Jan 1, 2017. For more information and application, see http://emea3.mrted.ly/10zjl or contact jean-marc.schlenker@uni.lu

Note: Other postdoctoral positions might open in the near future in the same group, and will not be advertised separately.

ICMAT Postdoc 2014
For further information, visit the ICMAT website
The Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas (ICMAT-Institute of Mathematical Sciences) offers postdoctoralappointments for researchers in Mathematics with an excellent curriculum who wish to pursue their research career at the ICMAT. The contracts with competitive financial conditions similar to those in European programs. The duration of the contracts will end on December 31st, 2015 (approximately 1 year of duration). ICMAT faculty with interests related to GEAR include Oscar Garcia-Prada, Luis Alvarez-Consul, Tomas Gomez, Mario Garcia-Fernandez.

Postdoc positions available at the QGM in Aarhus, Denmark.
For more information go to www.qgm.au.dk. Deadline is December 18, 2013.

Postdoc position at EPF Lausanne
The Chair of Geometry at EPF Lausanne is advertising for an ERC post-doctoral assistant position for 2+2 years, starting September 2014,  funded by the ERC advanced investigator grant "Arithmetic  and physics of Higgs moduli spaces". Teaching can be done in English. The position comes with annual salary of CHF 80K. Attached to the Chair are funds for travel and inviting collaborators and colleagues. More details are available at http://geom.epfl.ch.The deadline for applications is January 17, 2014, but early applications are encouraged.

Postdoc positions available at GEAR node in Heidelberg, Germany
A two-year position at the Mathematics Institute at the University of Heidelberg will start in September 2014 in the research group of Prof. Dr. Anna Wienhard http://www.mathi.uni-heidelberg.de/~diffgeo/).  Candidates should have excellent research potential with research interests in geometry, topology or group theory. Experience in the study of geometric structures, representations varieties or Higgs bundles is a plus. Review of applications will begin in January 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information contact Anna Wienhard at wienhard@mathi.uni-heidelberg.de
Mathjobs link: https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/5540

Postdoc position in Strasbourg
Deadline for applications: June 15, 2013
See  http://www-irma.u-strasbg.fr/~guichard/PostDoc/post-doc.pdf  for more details.

Postdoc position at Universite Paris-Sud
Deadline for applications: March 31, 2013
See ‎http://www.math.u-psud.fr/~labourie/HighTeich13-14.pdf for more details.
There will be two post-doc positions (of one year) in Orsay starting September 2013, supported by the HighTeich ERC grant whose scientist in charge is François Labourie. Applicants should be working in the following areas: geometry, geometric group theory, dynamical systems or mathematical physics. An interest in the study of group actions, Teichmüller theory, discrete subgroups of Lie groups or geometric structures will be appreciated but not considered as necessary. The postdoc will devote most of his time to research, and will participate to the the department activities. His teaching consists in giving a course every other semester.

If you consider applying,  do not forget to send an email (with HIGH-TECH in the subject) prior to your formal application to François Labourie [francois.labourie@math.u-psud.fr]  in order to express your interest.

Postdoc positions available at GEAR node in Heidelberg, Germany
Deadline for applications: January 25, 2013
Visit http://www.match.uni-heidelberg.de/scholarships.php for more information. People who are interested can contact Anna Wienhard at wienhard@mathi.uni-heidelberg.de.

Postdocs at the ICMAT-Madrid
Deadline for applications: January 20, 2013
The Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas (ICMAT-Madrid) offers five postdoctoral appointments for researchers in Mathematics with an excellent curriculum who wish to pursue their research career at the
ICMAT-Madrid. Click here for the position announcement. The contracts will be for two years and with competitive financial conditions, similar to those in European programs. The five positions are linked to the ICMAT Laboratories (one position per Lab):

Charles L. Fefferman Laboratory
Marius Junge Laboratory
Nigel Hitchin Laboratory
Viktor Ginzburg Laboratory
Stephen Wiggins Laboratory