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PhD positions in algebra, Graz, Austria January 14th, 2019

The Doctoral Program “Discrete Mathematics” at the Technical University of Graz advertises positions for PhD students. For more information see the web page for the program

Tenure stream position at Dalhousie December 3rd, 2018

From Sara Faridi:

Assistant Professor – Tenure Stream
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science, Dalhousie University

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor from outstanding candidates with expertise in any of the following core areas of mathematics: Analysis, Algebra or Combinatorics. Preference will be given to applicants whose research area has applications to Data Science.

Applicants are required to have a PhD in Mathematics or a related field. The successful applicant must have demonstrated excellence or potential for excellence in research, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications in highly ranked journals, and be capable of developing an independent research program. The applicant must have strong potential for effective teaching, and be capable of teaching both undergraduate and graduate classes in core areas of Mathematics.

This position is part of the Dalhousie Diversity Faculty Award (DDFA) program. In keeping with the principles of Employment Equity, the DDFA program aims to correct historic underrepresentation. This position is restricted to candidates who self-identify in one (or more) of the following groups: Aboriginal people or racially visible persons.

Dalhousie is one of the top universities in Canada. Department members maintain active research programs, and have been recognized with various awards and prizes. The Department has an active and high quality graduate program. The Department values strong teaching and outreach. Teaching is supported through resources such as the Centre for Learning and Teaching. The Department is home to a number of outreach activities, including an annual math camp for African Nova-Scotian middle school students. Dalhousie benefits include parental leave plans for faculty. Halifax is the largest city in Atlantic Canada, and offers an outstanding quality of life. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications will be reviewed starting January 14th, 2019 until the position is filled. The expected start date is July 1st, 2019.

Complete applications must have:

• Cover Letter
• Curriculum Vitae (including Publication List)
• Research Plan (recommended to be 3 pages in length)
• Statement of Teaching and Outreach Interests and Experience
• At least three confidential letters of reference forwarded
under separate cover by the referees
• Completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, available at

Application packages should be emailed, marked confidential to:

Search Committee
Attention: Ellen Lynch (
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science
PO Box 15000
Chase Building, Room 219
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2 Canada

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.