Ghent University, Department of Mathematics: Applied Algebraic Geometry Group

Position ID: 2818-POSTDOCTORAL [#18980]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Applied Algebraic Geometry
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Ghent, Oost-Vlaanderen 9000, Belgium
Subject Areas: Applied, Combinatorial and Computational Algebraic Geometry
Application Deadline: finished (2021/11/10, finished 2022/10/01, listed until 2022/03/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Applied Algebraic Geometry Group at Ghent University has openings for several Postdoctoral Researcher in Applied, Combinatorial and Computational Algebraic Geometry funded by Fatemeh Mohammadi's FWO Research Grants. These positions are fully-funded at internationally competitive rates. The aim of the group is to develop theoretical and computational tools in algebraic geometry to study problems in mathematics, statistics, theoretical computer science, industrial engineering and quantum physics.

The postdoctoral researcher will work in the research group of Fatemeh Mohammadi. Applicants must have, or be close to completion of a PhD in Mathematics (algebraic geometry, discrete mathematics), Mathematical aspects of Physics, Statistics, Computer Science, or other related fields.

What we offer:

- Postdoctoral position for 1-3 year. The positions are research-based, and there is no teaching/admin duties, but there are opportunities to teach an advanced course, and supervise master and undergraduate projects/theses.

- Competitive salary based on experience and qualification.

- Excellent working conditions: Postdocs are considered employees in Belgium and have access to all the benefits that comes with this status (including health insurance, pension, holidays, bicycle allowance, etc).

- English is the working language, and no knowledge of Dutch or French is required. Ghent is an authentic, vibrant, and internationally-minded city in Belgium.

- Dedicated funds to (1) attend conferences/workshops (2) invite visitors/collaborators (3) organize scientific events.

- Flexible starting date: however, the review of applications will start immediately until the positions are filled.

Please submit the following documents either here or by sending a single pdf file to Fatemeh Mohammadi (

- Your CV

- Research statement

- Please also arrange three letters of recommendation (being sent directly by the letter writers).

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
Krijgslaan 281, S25, Ghent 9000, Belgium