Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, School of Mathematics

Position ID: 907-POSTDOCKALA [#20301]
Position Title: 2-year Postdoc in Number Theory
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Prague, Hlavni mesto Praha 186 75, Czech Republic [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Number Theory
Application Deadline: 2022/09/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/08/01, finished 2023/03/18, listed until 2022/12/31)
Position Description:    

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2-year Postdoc in Number Theory

Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University (Prague) invites applications for a postdoctoral position in Number Theory.

The position will be funded by Prof. Kala's project UFOCLAN: Universal Quadratic Forms and Class Numbers awarded by the Czech Science Foundation. Knowledge of Czech is not necessary and no teaching is required. Due to restrictions of the grant agency, applicants must have received their Ph.D. within the last 8 years (exceptions are possible in cases of parental leave and long-term sickness).

The expected duration of the position is March 1, 2023 - September 30, 2025 (negotiable, but the position must start at latest on July 1, 2023).

Strong applicants from all areas of number theory (broadly interpreted) are welcome to apply, although preference may be given to algebraic and/or computational number theory.

The Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University is the leading institution in mathematics in Czechia, with highly motivated and well educated students in our mathematics programs. The School of Mathematics has about 110 academic positions, covering most of the major areas of mathematics. The Department of Algebra, where the position will be hosted, offers an open minded international environment, with outstanding conditions for independent research. We currently have about 15 permanent and 15 postdoctoral employees, including approx. 20 international researchers and 5 number theorists. More information can be found at the faculty website and Prof. Kala's website.

Application requirements are

  • curriculum vitae,
  • research statement,
  • 2 recommendation letters.

    and should be submitted by email to associate professor Vitezslav Kala at; the recommendation letters must be emailed directly by their authors. Informal inquiries concerning the position are also welcome at the same address.

    Evaluation of applications will start on September 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

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    Contact: Vitezslav Kala
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    Charles University
    Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
    Sokolovská 83,
    186 75, Praha 8,
    Czech Republic
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