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.


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