Postdoctoral position in Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position (BPD) in Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems within the project PTDC/MAT-CAL/3884/2014 funded by the FCT (Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation).

Applicants must hold a PhD in Mathematics or in a related field, preferably obtained less than 6 years ago and have research experience in at least one of the main research areas of the project.

The initial contract will be for 12 months, possibly extended to 15 months. The expected starting date is October 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, Jorge Milhazes Freitas, Jorge Rocha, José Ferreira Alves or Maria Carvalho.

Applications can be submitted from August 1, 2017 and the deadline is August 29, 2017.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to with copy to They should contain the reference FCUP-PTDC/MAT-CAL/3884/2014-BPD in the subject field and include the following:

- Letter of motivation;
- Proposed work plan (research statement);
- CV (including list of publications);
- Copy of PhD certificate;
- A physical address for correspondence;
- Any other documents considered relevant by the applicant.

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 José F. Alves <>.


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

The project Probabilistic Methods in Chaotic Dynamics (PTDC/MAT-CAL/3884/2014) 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."