University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM)

Position ID: FSTM-POSTDOC [#17373, UOL03858]
Position Title: Postdoctoral researcher in Mathematics (Algebraic Geometry)
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg L-4365, Luxembourg [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Algebraic Geometry
Application Deadline: 2021/09/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/02/26, finished 2021/06/29, listed until 2021/09/30)
Position Description:    

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The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching, is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. The University`s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of MathematicsPhysicsEngineeringComputer ScienceLife Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in. 

Your Role
  • Research in one or more of the following topics: derived algebraic geometry, moduli spaces of representations, categorification, derived categories.
  • Teaching activity of 2-4 hours per week.
  • Active participation in and support of the organization of the activities of the research group.
Your Profile
  • PhD (not dating back more than 7 years) of high quality.
  • Research experience in at least one of the above mentioned topics.
  • Very good written and oral skills in English.
We offer
  • Outstanding research conditions in an international and inspiring environment.
  • Possibility to become a member of a young team of dedicated researchers.
  • A competitive salary.
In Short
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval
  • Foreseen starting date: September 2021
  • Job Reference: UOL03858
Further Information

Candidates should submit the following documents:

- Detailed curriculum vitae (including publication list)

- Names of two referees

- Copies of relevant certificates

- Research program

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

Here’s what awaits you at the University
  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). 
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. WiFi on campus. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …
Further information

For further information please contact:
Prof. Dr. Sarah Scherotzke (

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