Saint Petersburg State University

Position ID: 1763-PD [#14957, 2019]
Position Title: PostDoc
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City 190005, Russian Federation [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics, TCS, Theoretical Physics
Application Deadline: 2020/01/01help popup (posted 2019/10/22, listed until 2020/04/21)
Position Description:    

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Dear Colleagues,

We are happy to announce new initiatives at The Euler International Mathematical Institute in St.Petersburg.

The new initiatives comprise Steklov Institute of Mathematics at St.Petersburg and the newly established Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in St.Petersburg State University including its well-known Chebyshev Laboratory.

They include one-semester programs focused on a specific topic, as well as hosting postdocs, graduate students, research visitors in all areas of mathematics, TCS, mathematical and theoretical physics.

The call for thematic programs will be published shortly. Please find below the first call for postdocs.

We would be grateful if you spread this message among your colleagues.

Best regards,

Anton Baranov, Edward A. Hirsch, Sergei Ivanov, Sergey Kislyakov, Ari Laptev, Nikolai Mnev, Stanislav Smirnov

Call for Postdocs 2019

The Euler International Mathematical Institute in St.Petersburg is seeking postdocs in all areas of Mathematics, Theoretical Computer Science, Mathematical and Theoretical Physics.

Applicants should send their applications to euler.postdoc @

The applications should include:

  • CV,
  • List of publications (including preprints, if necessary),
  • Description of research interests, ideally mentioning possible host or other research contacts in St.Petersburg,
  • Names, affiliations and contacts of 2-3 people willing to send recommendation letters if asked by the committee,
  • Any special requirements wrt the dates, etc.

Basic conditions:

  • Competitive salary of 120,248 RUB (taxed at 13% for residents and foreigners), this is double the average salary in St.Petersburg,
  • Housing allowance enough to cover all or most of the rent (in addition to the salary),
  • The institute partially covers travelling expenses to St.Petersburg of up to 300 Euro for the postdocs from Europe and up to 600 Euro for the postdocs outside Europe,
  • The institute has some funds for covering participation in conferences that cannot be covered from other sources,
  • 1 or 2 years extendable for another year,
  • Small teaching load,
  • Flexibility with respect to the starting date, length, specific calendar requirements (such as a leave in the middle),

St. Petersburg is the most beautiful city in the world and has multiple mathematical locations including Steklov Institute of Mathematics and the newly created Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in St. Petersburg State University (the links are provided also as a “menu” of possible hosts).

The preference is given to applications completed before November 30, 2019. Preferable starting dates are March 1 or September 1, 2020.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to ask them by email.

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Contact: Maria Rossomakhina
Postal Mail:
14th Line 29B, Vasilyevsky Island, St.Petersburg 199178, RUSSIA
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