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:

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 monthly salary is 1495 euros (tax free). There are no compulsory teaching duties associated with this position.

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 October 31, 2016 and the deadline is November 21, 2016.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to with copy to They should contain the reference FCUP-PTDC/MAT-GEO/2823/2014-BPD in the subject field and include the following:

Applicants should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the above e-mail addresses.

For information about the project, please see the website:

Questions can be addressed to Peter Gothen (


This announcement is for informational purposes only and does not in any way supersede or replace the official call, published at

The project Geometry of Algebraic Varieties (PTDC/MAT-GEO/2823/2014) is funded by FCT (Portugal) with national funds through the programme "projeto 3599 - Promover a Produção Científica, o Desenvolvimento Tecnológico e a Inovação - Não Cofinanciada."

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