Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP), Instituto de Matematica e Estatistica (IME)

Position ID: USP-PD [#11507]
Position Title: Postdoctoral fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 05508-090, Brazil [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2017/12/11, finished 2018/09/16, listed until 2018/06/11)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Instituto de Matematica e Estatistica (IME), Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP) has expired and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Postdoctoral positions at the University of São Paulo, Brazil

The Low Dimensional Dynamics and Geometry Group of the Institute of Mathematics 
and Statistics of the University of São Paulo (IME-USP), invites applications 
for 8 postdoctoral positions. 

The positions are for two years, renewable twice for up to four years. There are 
no teaching responsibilities. We are looking for candidates with strong research 
potential in areas of interest to the group: real and complex dynamics in low 
dimensions, topological dynamics on surfaces, low dimensional geometry and topology, 
hyperbolic geometry of 3-manifolds, Teichmüller theory, symplectic geometry and 
topology, ergodic theory are among the groups interests. Members and their interests 
are listed on the group’s page at 


The funding is provided by FAPESP, the research funding agency of the state of 
São Paulo, and benefits include:

- Monthly stipend of 7,174.00 BRL (tax free; in the 96th percentile of Brazilian income),
- Additional 15% of yearly income for research related expenses,
- Start-up costs, including air travel and one extra month of pay,
- Maternity and paternity leave as described on http://www.fapesp.br/270. 

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree by the start date of the scholarship and 
should have graduated no longer than seven year ago. To apply, candidates 
should submit to MathJobs.org:

- Cover letter,
- CV,
- Research Project,
- Three letters of recommendation. 

Review of applications will begin on December 15 and will continue until 
the positions are filled. The first offers will be made no earlier than January 15. 
For further inquiries, please contact André de Carvalho at andre@ime.usp.br.  

About the University of São Paulo

The University of São Paulo is the largest public university in Brazil and the 
most important in the country. It is also one of the largest and most important 
in all of Latin America. IME-USP is one of the leading centres of mathematics 
and statistics research in South America. See https://www.ime.usp.br/en for 
more details.

About São Paulo

São Paulo is the most populous and wealthiest city in Brazil. It is a cosmopolitan, 
melting pot city, home to the largest Arab, Italian, and Japanese diasporas. It is 
also home to one of the largest urban Jewish populations in the world. In 2016, 
inhabitants of the city were native to 196 different countries. With a GDP of US$477 
billion, São Paulo city could be ranked 24th globally compared with countries. (2016 
Estimates). For more information, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A3o_Paulo.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
55 11 97649 9469
Rua do Matão, 1010
Vila Universitaria, São Paulo - SP, 05508-090

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