Universidade Federal do Ceará, Departamento de Matemática

Fellowship ID: 2557-SPFUFC2 [#19088]
Fellowship Title: Serrapilheira Postdoctoral Fellowship - UFC
Fellowship Type: Postdoctoral
Fellowship Location: Fortaleza, Ceara 60440-900, Brazil [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Differential Geometry and Geometric Analysis
Application Deadline: 2022/01/22 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/22, finished 2022/07/23, listed until 2022/05/22)
Fellowship Description:    

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Serrapilheira Postdoctoral Fellowship - UFC 

The Department of Mathematics at Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC) invites applications for a Serrapilheira Postdoctoral Fellowship in differential geometry and geometric analysis. The position is for one year with start date at any moment between March 2022 and October 2022, with possibility of extension for another year. 

Qualifications and expectations 

The position is part of the project New Perspectives of the Min-max Theory for the Area Functional, which is funded by Instituto Serrapilheira. The applicant must have completed a PhD at the beginning of the appointment and be qualified for conducting research in either differential geometry and/or geometric analysis with an emphasis on variational problems. There are NO teaching duties. 

Applications from underrepresented groups in Mathematics are highly encouraged. 


The salary will range from 5000--6500 Brazilian Reais monthly, tax free, in a twelve month-base calendar, according to the applicant's qualifications. The salary is more attractive than those offered by regular Brazilian funding agencies.

Department of Mathematics at UFC 

The Department of Mathematics at UFC currently holds the highest rank among Brazilian Mathematics departments. Having a strong history in the field of differential geometry, during the last 15 years it has developed new research groups in analysis, graph optimization, singularities and dynamical systems. 


UFC is located in the city of Fortaleza, which has approximately 2.5 million inhabitants and is the fifth largest city of Brazil. Located in the Northeast region of Brazil, Fortaleza is becoming a common port of entry to the country, with many direct flights to the US and Europe. Historically known for touristic reasons, it is nearby beaches with warm water and white sand dunes, and its cost of living is cheaper than bigger cities like Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, thus making the monthly stipend affordable.

Further questions about the position or application process must be sent to Rafael Montezuma (spf.ufc.2021@gmail.com). 

Application through mathjobs.org only. Documents must be in English or Portuguese. 

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

Further Info:
email address
Universidade Federal do Ceará, Departamento de Matemática, Av. Humberto Monte, s/n, Campus do Pici - BL 914, Fortaleza - CE - Brazil, ZIP: 60440-900