Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mathematics

Position ID: MIT-MIRRORPD [#14144]
Position Title: Simons Postdoctoral Associate in Mirror Symmetry
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/12/01help popup finished (2019/07/22, finished 2020/05/29, listed until 2019/12/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***



This postdoctoral position is part of the Simons Collaboration in Homological Mirror Symmetry. This is a full-time three-year position that includes a teaching appointment with an increased salary in year two. The postdoctoral associate will engage in mathematical research under the supervision of Principal Investigator Paul Seidel, and contribute to the activities of the Collaboration both at MIT and during the Collaboration's meetings and workshops. Applications must be complete by December 1, 2019 to receive full consideration. However, we will still accept new applications until December 31, 2019.

REQUIRED: Ph.D. in mathematics or physics with a research background in one or more of the following areas: symplectic topology; homological algebra or related homotopical methods; derived categories of sheaves; gauge-theoretic Floer homology; or, the differential geometry of Calabi-Yau manifolds. Candidates must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team; and, to travel and present research results.

PREFERRED: It is preferred, but not a requirement, that at least one of the three reference letters submitted for this application contain information about the candidate's teaching experience.

The start date is July 1, 2020 and the end date is June 30, 2023. The annual salary is $66,000 in year one, $88,000 in year two and $67,980 in year three.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
(617) 253-4347
Mathematics Search Committee
Room 2-350A
Department of Mathematics
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

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