AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Mathematics

2559 17468Position ID: AGH-PD_OK [#17468]
Position Title: Post-doc
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Krakow, Malopolskie 30-349, Poland [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/04/23 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/03/23, updated 2021/03/17, listed until 2021/09/17)
Position Description:    

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Dr. Olena Karpel is looking to fill a 2-year postdoctoral position in her research team, funded by National Science Center (NCN Poland) grant entitled "Cantor dynamical systems and their classification" (2020-2023). Salary: 120.000 PLN/year (gross), including Health Insurance (depending on several variables the net salary would be approx. 80.000 PLN/year). 

Description: The position carries no teaching duties. The candidate will work on problems related to the goals of the project, including (but not limited to) the following areas: 

1) Cantor dynamical systems, 
2) ergodic invariant measures, 
3) orbit equivalence, 
4) Bratteli diagrams. 

He/she will be expected to work effectively within the project team, to have the ability to develop and apply new concepts, write scientific papers, and present their results at meetings and conferences abroad. The position comes with a travel funding of 10 000 PLN/year, and additional travel funding opportunities are expected during the stay. After the 24-month period it is expected that there may be further employment opportunities at AGH, depending on the results obtained. 

Qualifications: A) PhD in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics obtained no earlier than in 2016. B) B2-level (CEFRL) proficiency in English. C) Preference will be given to candidates with experience in any of the areas 1-4.

About AGH University of Science and Technology: AGH, which celebrated its centennial in 2019 (see, is one of the 10 universities in Poland that has been recently selected (ranking TOP 3) by Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education for the newly established funding scheme “Initiative for Excellence – Research University”, aiming at elevating the international position of the strongest research universities in Poland. AGH ranks first in Poland in the category of most university graduates with the net-worth of above 100 million EUR. The Faculty of Applied Mathematics consistently ranks among the top mathematics departments in Poland, employing over 100 mathematicians, with research groups working in both pure and applied areas of mathematics. It has a Ph.D. program in Mathematics within AGH Doctoral School.

About Location: Krakow is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a vibrant cultural and academic life, and diverse international community. The costs of living can be found at

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