Category Archives: Open Positions

PhD in Pisa

In case you are looking for a PhD position in Mathematics at the University of Pisa for you or your students, I’m forwarding useful information from the PhD School Coordinator.

Dear colleagues,

in our department we are looking for students from outside Italyt hat might be interested in doing their PhD in Pisa, starting nextacademic year (that is, October/November 2018).
I ask your help to bring this message to the attention of students in your department that might be interested.

Concerning support: this year we have 5 positions, 1 of which is
reserved for students who got a Master degree out of Italy.
We expect the call for these positions will open in June, it will be
announced on our webpage

and on the university webpage

Moreover students from abroad can also apply to the following

*Note that the call for this last program is already open, and the **
**deadline is May 31st.*

Note that

* all these positions come with a three-year fellowship that
can fully support a student in Pisa, and some funds for
research travels;
* candidates are supposed to get their master degree by
October 2018 at the latest;
* advanced courses in Pisa are usually taught in English
(at least if there are non-Italian students in the class)
and learning Italian is not mandatory;
* even though the Scuola Normale is a separate institution
from the University of Pisa, we share courses and all types
of activities; indeed students from the University can have
an advisor at the Scuola, and viceversa;
* students that can secure themselves financial support
from other sources can apply for further positions.

Best regards,

Prof. Giovanni Alberti


Postdoctoral position in São Carlos, Brazil

The University of São Paulo campus São Carlos invites potential candidates for a two-year Postdoctoral position, renewable up to four years. Looking for candidates whose research is related to the interests of the Dynamical Systems group (see
Equilibrium states for partially hyperbolic diffeomorphisms (in particular measures of maximal entropy), Stable ergodicity for conservative diffeomorphisms, Comparing classical partially hyperbolic dynamical systems and random walks, Equilibrium states for action of groups, Piecewise expanding transformations with low regularity, Renormalization Theory and universality in one-dimensional dynamics Deformation theory in one- dimensional dynamics Dynamics defined by action of groups: Anosov (sub)systems and their representations in SL(n,R).

The funding is provided by FAPESP (Thematic Project 17/06463-3), the research funding agency of the state of São Paulo, and benefits include:

– Monthly stipend of 7,174.00 BRL (tax free; around US$2100 ),
– Additional 15% of yearly income for research related expenses,
– Start-up costs, including air travel and one extra month of pay,
– Maternity and paternity leave as described on

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree by the start date of the scholarship and should have graduated no longer than seven year ago. To apply, candidates should send an email to
– CV,
– Research Project,
– Two letters of recommendation.
Deadline to apply: 15th april 2018
Result: The last week of April.
The selected candidate will begin research no later than August 2018.

About University of São Paulo, campus São Carlos: University of São Paulo (USP) is the major Institution of higher learning and research in Brazil. ICMC (Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação) is one of the two campi of USP with graduate program in Mathematics. It is located in the city of São Carlos at the distance of 230 km to São Paulo (capital) where the main campus of university is found. The excellence of the scientific level of the Mathematical program at São Carlos Campus has been recognized in the evaluation of CAPES (Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel, ministry of Education-Brazil), which assigned it note 7, the maximum concept in Brazil. São Carlos is an academic city with two main Public universities (USP and UFscar) and one the highest index of Ph.D per capita in Latin America. The weather is pleasant with average annual temperature of 20.5 C and the city provides an excellent condition of life.


Vacancy: Tenure-track Researcher in Mathematical Physics (U. Rome Tor Vergata)

Presso l’Università degli studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Dipartimento di Matematica, è indetta la procedura per il reclutamento di un ricercatore a tempo determinato di tipo B (RTD-B) nell’ambito del settore scientifico-disciplinare di FISICA-MATEMATICA (MAT-07)

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Il Dipartimento di Matematica – Univ. Roma Tor Vergata e’ Dipartimento di Eccellenza 2018-2022.

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The Department of Mathematics of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” invites applications from talented individuals for a 3-years position of   “ricercatore a tempo determinato di tipo B [RTD-B]”
a sort of tenure track position according to the Italian law n. 240/2010.
The position will be addressed to a very highly qualified researcher
working in the scientific field of
The application deadline is March 15, 2018.

For more information, see the job advertisement at

More information about the RTD-B position are available at “Art. 24” of the Italian law n. 240/2010:

The Department of Mathematics – Univ. of Rome Tor Vergata is Italian Excellence Department 2018-2022.

Position as Associate Professor/Professor in Mathematics at Northumbria University, UK

A position as Associate Professor/Professor in Mathematics has been opened at Northumbria University.

Excellent candidates in the mathematics of complex and nonlinear phenomena ( are particularly encouraged to apply, though high-quality applications in any area of Mathematics will be considered. The vacancy will close on the 28th of February 2018.