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Postdoc position at Graz September 25th, 2018

Sophie Frisch writes,

Dear colleagues!
In my FWF grant project at TU Graz (Austria) there is an opening for
a postdoc for 3 years (initially; with a possibility of another 3
years, if a new grant application is successful). The area of research
is algebra, with emphasis on commutative ring theory. Possible topics
of study: polynomial functions on commutative and non-commutative rings,
integer-valued polynomials on algebras, polynomial functions on finite
rings, linear algebra over commutative rings, topological methods in
commutative ring theory, …. Application deadline Oct 22, 2018.

Details here:

If you know suitable candidates, please alert them to this opportunity.

Graz postdocs August 6th, 2018

Postdoc position in mathematics (algebra) at TU Graz, Austria, for 3 years (extension to 6 years possible) in the FWF grant project “integer-valued polynomials on algebras” (led by S. Frisch).

Focus on commutative ring theory and polynomial functions on commutative and non-commutative rings. Also relevant: algebraic combinatorics, group theory, linear algebra over commutative rings, topological methods in ring theory.

Deadline Oct 22, 2018. Begin of employment anytime between Jan 15 2019 and May 1 2019.

For details, and how to apply, see the website:

Post-doc research fellowship in Barcelona March 6th, 2018

The Departament de Matemàtiques i Informàtica of the Universitat de Barcelona (UB) calls a selection process for one-year post-doc research position in Algebraic Geometry, Commutative Algebra and Topology within the project “Àlgebra i Geometria Algebraica” (Project number 2017SGR585).

The contract will be for 12 months, starting as early as possible from 1 September 2018 and preferably no later than 1 December 2018.

Details can be found at

The deadline for application is April 31, 2018.

Visiting position, Universitat de Barcelona February 5th, 2018

The Departament de Matemàtiques i Informàtica of the Universitat de Barcelona is looking for a candidate with a strong research record in Commutative Algebra for a one-year visiting position with a possibility of extension.

It is expected that the candidate will participate in the research activities of the Department and will undertake teaching duties (to be negotiated).

The salary will depend on the experience of the chosen candidate and it can be up to 36k euros per year before taxes.

The start of the position will ideally be September 1st, 2018, although there is some flexibility.

The deadline for submission of applications is March 5th. Interested candidates must sent a complete CV together with a research plan of no more than 2 pages to Recommendation letters can be sent directly to the same address.

For more information, interested candidates may contact

TT position at George Mason November 27th, 2017

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at George Mason University invites applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.  For more information, see the MathJobs post.

3-year PhD student position, Graz January 13th, 2015

There is a 3-year position as PhD student at TU Graz in Graz, Austria, funded by FWF-grant “polynomials on finite rings”, to start March 2015 or October 2015 (application deadline Feb 15 or May 15).

More information under
on the webpage

PhD student positions, Graz and Leoben (Austria) January 12th, 2015

22 PhD positions in Discrete Mathematics in Graz and Leoben (Austria)

The Doctoral Program “Discrete Mathematics” (in its second phase 2015-2018) offers up to 22 PhD positions for an advanced PhD training and research program.

It is run jointly by

  • – Graz University of Technology,
  • – University of Graz,
  • – University of Leoben.

The doctoral program is funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and the three supporting universities.

The range of topics comprises the following topics:

  • – Commutative and non-commutative Algebra
  • – Number Theory
  • – Additive Combinatorics
  • – Discrete Dynamics and Fractals
  • – Graph Theory
  • – Combinatorial Group Theory
  • – Discrete Stochastics
  • – Combinatorial Optimization
  • – Computational and Discrete Geometry
  • – Analysis of Algorithms

We offer up to 22 PhD positions for up to 4 years and a gross salary of 27.900 EUR per year. There is additional funding for extended stays abroad. The official language is English. The positions are assigned to 11 specific research projects within the above areas. For details about the research projects as well as the formal application criteria, see

A selection of candidates will be invited for an interview. There will be two major interview sessions, one in March 2015 and a second one in June 2015. For being considered for the first interview session, and possible start in March/April, applications have to arrive by February 15, 2015. Later applications, which are to be considered for the second interview session and possible start in October, have to arrive by May 15, 2015.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to to the coordinators of the doctoral program.

Postdocs at Osnabrück December 8th, 2014

The University of Osnabrück has a new postdoctoral position, listed as in “Combinatorial structures in geometry”, but we are told that researchers in commutative algebra are also encouraged to apply. For more details see this web page.

Federal University of Amazonas in Manaus (UFAM) August 31st, 2014

Open Tenure Track Positions in Pure Mathematics at the Federal University of Amazonas in Manaus (UFAM).

Positions in Analysis / Topology and Algebra / Logic; there might be further positions in other areas and candidates from all areas of Pure Mathematics are welcome to apply.

Description of the Positions

– The positions are for “Professor Efetivo” (similar to tenure track positions in North-America)
-Teaching duty is around 8-10 hours per week
-A sabbatical leave for 12 months is possible after one year


-Growing university and growing mathematics department, with currently 35 full-time professors, regular scientific activities and summer schools
-University campus located in a primary forest reserve of 650 hectares
-Good conditions for financing travels to conferences in Brazil
-Good conditions for financing the stay of visiting researchers from Brazil or from abroad

Why Manaus?

-City of around 2 million people in the middle of the largest rainforest in the world
-City with the third-highest industrial output in Brazil after São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro
-The State of Amazonas has 98% of its area (1.5 million km2) covered by primary forest
-The surroundings of Manaus have very good conditions for outdoor activities, such as fishing, camping, excursions to waterfalls and river beaches
-Geographical location: flight time to Rio de Janeiro is 4 hours and to Miami 5 hours

Salary and Salary Progression

-Entry salary: 3000 EUR per month gross (2500 EUR net), with 13.5 salaries per year
-Gradually increasing throughout the career: to around 3400 EUR gross per month after 4 years and to a maximum of 5800 EUR gross per month after 20 years of career
-Possibilities to increment salary by 500 EUR to 1000 EUR per month by research excellence grants, the teaching of a number of mini-courses, the tutoring of “scientific initiation” projets for undergraduate students or by participating in private-public partnerships
-Financial rewards for publishing papers

Cost of Living in Manaus

-Expect around 600 EUR for a two-bedroom apartment of around 50m2 and 800 EUR for a three bedroom apartment of around 70m2 in a good area of the city in a block of buildings with a concierge service and amenities such as a swimming pool, a play-ground, a basket-ball court
and a common event area

In case of interest, please contact:

Alexander Steinmetz:
Cicero Mota:

For more information, visit:

Assistant professorshiups, EPFL (Lausanne) August 28th, 2014

The School of Basic Sciences at EPFL (Lausanne, France) invites applications for professorial positions in mathematics. The fields of interest include (but are not limited to) algebra and algebraic geometry.

The deadline for applications is Oct. 31, and no knowledge of French is necessary. For more information, see