University of Luxembourg
Research Associates (Postdocs) in Mathematics
University of Luxembourg
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Published: 27 days ago
Application deadline: Jan 31
Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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Research Associates (Postdocs) in Mathematics

  • 1 year, with possibility of extension for an additional year, 40 hours/week.
  • 2 years fixed-term contract, with possibility of extension for an additional year, 40 hours/week.
  • Starting September 1st, 2018 or later.
  • Employee status.
  • R-AGR-3172-10-C
Your Role
  • Work within the Mathematics Research Unit in the domain of geometric structures on low-dimensional manifolds and varieties of representations. Specific areas of relevant research include representations of surface or hyperbolic groups, Hitchin or Anosov representations, classical and higher Teichmüller theory, geometric structures on low-dimensional manifolds, combinatorial geometry in relation with moduli type spaces and the geometry of the mapping class group.
  • Perform original research concerning one of those topics.
  • Participate in scientific activities (seminars, reading groups, etc) and interact with the other members of the mathematics research unit.
  • Develop international collaborations within the domain of the project.Contribute to teaching within the mathematics department (approx 45 to 60h/year).
  • Participate in the outreach activities of the Mathematics Research Unit.

For further information please contact:
Prof. Jean-Marc Schlenker (jean-marc.schlenker@uni.lu), Prof. Hugo Parlier (hugo.parlier@uni.lu)
Website of the Mathematics Research Unit of the University of Luxembourg:
http://math.uni.lu

Your Profile
  • Recent PhD (not dating back more than 5 years) of high quality and outstanding potential in research.
  • Research experience on one of the topics mentioned above.
  • Very good written and oral skills in English.
  • Some knowledge of French or German is helpful, but not required.
We offer
  • Outstanding research conditions in an international and inspiring environment.
  • Possibility to become a member of a young team of dedicated researchers.
  • A very competitive salary and additional funding for travel and invitations.
Further Information
  • Outstanding research conditions in an international and inspiring environment.
  • Possibility to become a member of a young team of dedicated researchers.
  • A very competitive salary and additional funding for travel and invitations.
Further Information

Candidates should submit the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • A detailed curriculum vitae including a publication list
  • Research statement
  • The names of at least three references
  • Copies of diplomas

Please apply online, preferably until 31st January 2018

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