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Postdoctoral positions at the University of São Paulo

created by daniele on 26 Dec 2017

Deadline: 15 jan 2018

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Postdoctoral positions at the University of São Paulo, Brazil

The Low Dimensional Dynamics and Geometry Group of the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of São Paulo (IME-USP), invites applications for 8 postdoctoral positions.

The positions are for two years, renewable twice for up to four years. There are no teaching responsibilities. We are looking for candidates with strong research potential in areas of interest to the group: real and complex dynamics in low dimensions, topological dynamics on surfaces, low dimensional geometry and topology, hyperbolic geometry of 3-manifolds, Teichmüller theory, symplectic geometry and topology, ergodic theory are among the groups interests. Members and their interests are listed on the group’s page at https://www.ime.usp.br/~sylvain/Dynamics/dynamics.html.

The funding is provided by FAPESP, the research funding agency of the state of São Paulo, and benefits include:

– Monthly stipend of 7,174.00 BRL (tax free; in the 96th percentile of Brazilian income),
– Additional 15% of yearly income for research related expenses,
– Start-up costs, including air travel and one extra month of pay,
– Maternity and paternity leave as described on http://www.fapesp.br/270.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree by the start date of the scholarship and should have graduated no longer than seven year ago. To apply, candidates should submit to MathJobs.org (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/11507):

– Cover letter,
– CV,
– Research Project,
– Three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on December 15 and will continue until the positions are filled. The first offers will be made no earlier than January 15. For further inquiries, please contact André de Carvalho at andre(AT)ime.usp.br.

About the University of São Paulo

The University of São Paulo is the largest public university in Brazil and the most important in the country. It is also one of the largest and most important in all of Latin America. IME-USP is one of the leading centres of mathematics and statistics research in Latin America. See https://www.ime.usp.br/en for more details.

About São Paulo

São Paulo is the most populous and wealthiest city in Brazil. It is a cosmopolitan, melting pot city, home to the largest Arab, Italian, and Japanese diasporas. It is also home to one of the largest urban Jewish populations in the world. In 2016, inhabitants of the city were native to 196 different countries. With a GDP of US$477 billion, São Paulo city could be ranked 24th globally compared with countries. (2016 Estimates). For more information, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A3o_Paulo.

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