Stanford University, Department of Mathematics

137 20933Position ID: Stanford-PDSCM [#20933]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Stanford, California 94305, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: low-dimensional topology
Application Deadline: 2022/11/28 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/10/03, listed until 2023/04/03)
Position Description:    



Prof. Ciprian Manolescu invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position in low- dimensional topology. The position is funded through the Simons Collaboration Grant on New Structures in Low-Dimensional Topology. 

The appointment will be for 3 years, beginning in Fall 2023. This position may include teaching, but the requirement will be no more than one course per year in the Department of Mathematics.

Candidates are expected to show outstanding promise in research. They must have received a PhD prior to the start of the appointment. 

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and a brief statement of research and teaching (no more than 5 pages). Candidates should also provide three letters of recommendation in addition to a teaching letter. Applications and letters should be submitted online only through 

The Mathematics Department, School of Humanities and Sciences, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include, in addition to research or teaching statement, a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Further information about the Mathematics Department can be found at For full consideration, applications must be completed no later than 9:00pm PST, November 28, 2022. 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

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Department of Mathematics
Stanford University
450 Jane Stanford Way, Bldg 380
Stanford, CA 94305-2125