National Taiwan Normal University, College of Science

Position ID: 3297-PDRA [#23714]
Position Title: Postdoctoral researcher
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Taipei City, Taipei 116059, Taiwan [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Geometric measure theory, geometric analysis, PDE, calculus of variations
Application Deadline: 2024/01/01 11:59PMhelp popup filled
Position Description:    

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Research areas and type of position

The candidate’s research shall concern at least one of the following areas:

  • geometric measure theory,

  • geometric analysis,

  • elliptic partial differential equations, and

  • calculus of variations.

The position yields the opportunity to conduct an independent research programme without teaching duties; it is supervised by Ulrich Menne. Possible present or future connections to his research are appreciated.

Related research in Taipei

Apart of the National Taiwan Normal University, the research environment in Taipei comprises the National Taiwan University, the National Center for Theoretical Sciences (NCTS), and the Academia Sinica. In particular through the involvement of the NCTS, joint activities in various combinations–such as the NCTS international Geometric Measure Theory seminar and the NCTS Differential Geometry seminar–yield a steady exposure to progress in these research areas.

Benefits of living in Taiwan(R.O.C.)

Concerning daily life, Taiwan is known for its

  • friendly atmosphere,

  • convenient transportation,

  • excellent hiking opportunities,

  • high-quality health-care at low prices, and

  • affordable living costs in Taipei.

For expatriates, Taiwan is routinely ranked as one of the top-ten places worldwide to live in.

Salary of the position

The annual gross salary will be determined, depending on level of research quality and experience, according to the NTNU payment scheme in the range TWD 763,830 to 1,056,038; it is paid in 13.5 monthly salaries. After tax and insurances for health and labour, an estimated net salary of TWD 662,154 to 923,234 results (approximately, USD 20,400 to 28,500, EUR 19,400 to 27,000, or GBP 16,900 to 23,500); tax rates depend on the candidate’s personal situation.

Starting date and duration

The starting date is flexible. We expect to hire with the beginning of the academic year (summer or autumn 2023); however, starting dates in spring may also be arranged. Independent of the starting date, the position may be extended for at least three years in total.

Required documents

Three reference letters: objective description of research achievements and potential.

Summaries top three publications: title and abstract of the candidate’s three most significant publications for the advertised research area; links (e.g., via DOI or arXiv) to full text appreciated.

Research statement: highlighting key achievements and future research plans.

Curriculum vitae: professional career, education (BSc, MSc, PhD, or equivalent).

Publication list: accepted journal publications, arXiv preprints, PhD thesis.

Shortlisting procedure

Phase I: mainly based on reference letters and top three publications.

Phase II: additionally based on research statement and full text of top publications.

Phase III (optional): individual interviews with selected candidates via web conference.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

Further Info:
email address
Professor and Yushan Young Scholar
Department of Mathematics
National Taiwan Normal University
No.88, Sec.4, Tingzhou Rd.
Wenshan Dist., TAIPEI CITY 116059