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

Position ID: FSTM-POSTDOCKMELNICK [#22046, UOL05558]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Differential Geometry
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg 4365, Luxembourg [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Differential-geometric structures
Application Deadline: 2023/05/16 1:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/02/02, finished 2023/12/16, listed until 2023/05/16)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at the University of Luxembourg is hiring a Postdoctoral Researcher in Transformation Groups in Differential Geometry, to work under the supervision of Prof. Karin Melnick.

Your Role...
The main topics of the project through which the position is funded include:
  • Differential-geometric structures, including pseudo-Riemannian, conformal, and projective structures
  • Groups acting on manifolds, rigidity
  • Smooth Dynamics

Familiarity with some of these is expected. You can moreover develop your own research program.
The position includes limited contribution to the teaching missions of the department.

The position offers...
  • Outstanding research conditions in an international and inspiring environment
  • Possibility to become a member of a young team of dedicated researchers including postdocs and PhD students
  • Access to funding for travel and invitations
In Short...
  • Contract type: 24 months fixed-term contract (with the possibility of an extension to 36 months)
  • Foreseen starting date: September 2023
  • Work Hours: Full time 40 hours / week
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL05558
The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR 77167 (full time)

How to apply...
Applications should include:
  • Curriculum Vitae with publication list
  • Motivation letter
  • Research statement indicating some familiarity with the topics mentioned above
  • Names and email addresses of at least 2 references who can provide a reference letter if contacted
Applications will be accepted throught June 15,2023. Early application is highley encouraged, as the applications will be processed on a rolling basis.
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.

In return you will get…
  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …
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. The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Life Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

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