University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM)

Position ID: FSTM-POSTDOC [#20937, UOL05288]
Position Title: Postdoctoral position in mathematics (geometry)
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Esch sur Alzette, Luxembourg 4365, Luxembourg [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Geometry
Application Deadline: 2023/01/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/10/04, finished 2022/12/13, listed until 2023/04/04)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at the University of Luxembourg is hiring a Postdoctoral researcher in geometry, in the framework of a joint research project with the National University of Singapore. The supervising team is composed of Hugo Parlier and Jean-Marc Schlenker (Luxembourg) and Ser Peow Tan and Tengren Zhang (Singapore).

Your Role...

The main topics of the project include:

  • Circle patterns on surfaces equipped with complex projective structures
  • Geometric identities on hyperbolic surfaces
  • Extension of classical notions of surface theory for Hitchin/Anosov representations

Candidates with expertise in one of those topics or a related area will be given priority.

The position is for 24 months. At least 20% of the time should be spent at NUS in Singapore and at least 50% in Luxembourg. Starting date is in principle March 1, 2023 at the latest, although a later start might be requested to the funding agency.

Limited contribution to the teaching missions of the department is expected while in Luxembourg (max 60h/year).

The position offers:

  • Outstanding research conditions in an international and inspiring environment
  • Possibility to spend a significant time (2-3 months/year) at NUS, Singapore
  • Possibility to become a member of a young team of dedicated researchers including many postdocs and phd students
  • A competitive salary
  • Access to funding for travel and invitations

For further information please contact: Hugo Parlier ( or Jean-Marc Schlenker (

Website of the Mathematics Department of the University of Luxembourg:

In Short...

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL05288

The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR 77167 (full time)

How to apply...

Applications should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • The name and email address of at least 2 references who can provide a reference letter if contacted

We ensure a full consideration for applications received by November 1, 2022. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

Further information...

The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

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