University of Primorska, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 2824-UPPOSTDOC2022RW [#19141]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Various locations, Slovenia
Subject Areas: Topology, Algebra, and Combinatorics
Application Deadline: finished (2021/11/30, finished 2022/03/23, listed until 2022/05/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The Departments of Mathematics of the Andrej Marusic Institute (IAM) and the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies (FAMNIT) at the University of Primorska are seeking a postdoctoral researcher within the project "Groups, Posets, and Complexes". 

The project under which the position is funded will study problems at the intersection of topology, algebra, and combinatorics.  The main themes of the project involve posets and simplicial complexes arising in and from group theory.

The successful candidate will be part of the Departments of Mathematics at UP IAM and UP FAMNIT and will work under the guidance of Assoc. Prof. Russ Woodroofe, PhD.


  • The position is for two years, with the possibility of renewal for a third year (depending on performance and budget availability). 
  • Applicants should possess a PhD in mathematics, with relevant experience in simplicial topology, combinatorics, and/or group theory. 
  • The position will require teaching (in English or Slovene) of roughly two courses per year. 
  • The compensation is set according to the academic title by Slovenian law governing higher education, and is expected to be about 1550 EUR / month after tax.


Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis beginning Jan 15th.
The starting date is flexible, but preferably not later than October 2022.   

To apply, please send the following documents in electronic form directly to Russ Woodroofe ( with the subject line "UP Postdoc 2022" in the Subject field:

- Curriculum Vitae,
- Publication List,
- Research Statement,
- Names and e-mail addresses of at least three persons who can be contacted for reference (and who have agreed to be contacted).

Informal inquiries may be directed to Russ Woodroofe (

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Prof. Russ Woodroofe
University of Primorska
Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies
Glagoljaška 8
SI-6000 Koper
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