University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine

Position ID: 633-3POSTDOCGEOM [#16883, UOL03763/F1R-MTH-***]
Position Title: Postdoctoral researchers in Mathematics (Geometry)
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Esch sur Alzette, Luxembourg 4364, Luxembourg [map]
Subject Area: Geometry
Application Deadline: 2021/04/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/11/26, listed until 2021/04/15)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for 3 postdoctoral positions in geometry, two financed by a grant from the Luxembourg National Research Fund and one by the university. All positions are for 2 years, with a possibility of extension, starting on Sept 1, 2021 or later.

Your Role
Develop independent research and participate in a research project on the geometry of convex domains in hyperbolic manifolds. Limited participation in the teaching missions of the Mathematics Department (at most 70h/year).

Your Profile
Candidates should have a recent PhD (to be obtained at the beginning of the contract) and excellent research potential with research interests in low-dimensional geometry and topology, geometric analysis, or related areas in mathematics or possibly mathematical physics. Experience in hyperbolic geometry, Teichm├╝ller theory, geometric analysis, or the study of moduli spaces of geometric structures or representations varieties is a plus. Knowledge of English is required, French or German is a plus.

We offer
Outstanding research conditions in an international and inspiring environment. Possibility to become a member of a young team of dedicated researchers. A very competitive salary by international standards. The possibility to participate in a number of scientific events (workshop, conferences, summer schools).

In Short
- Number of positions: 3
- Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month with a possibility of extension for a third year for two positions, and extensions up to a total of 5 years for the third position.
- Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week.
- Location: Belval, Luxembourg Foreseen starting date: September 2021 or later
- Job Reference: UOL03763 / F1R-MTH-***.

Further Information
Candidates should submit the following documents:
- Cover letter
- A detailed curriculum vitae including a publications list
- Names and email addresses of at least two references

For further information please contact: Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Schlenker; ;
Website of the Mathematics Department of the University of Luxembourg:

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and applications by women and minorities are especially encouraged. Please apply online via the link
Applications received by Feb 15, 2021 will be given priority. Applications by email will not be considered.

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Contact: Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Schlenker
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Schlenker
Campus Belval - Maison du Nombre
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L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette
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