Postdoctoral position at Oporto

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position (BPD) within the project Geometry of Algebraic Varieties (PTDC/MAT-GEO/2823/2014) funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portugal).

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Mathematics or in a related field, preferably obtained less than 6 years ago and have research experience in one of the main research areas of the project: Algebraic Surfaces and Moduli spaces (especially of Higgs bundles).

The initial contract will be for 12 months, renewable for another 12 months on mutual agreement. The expected starting date is January 1, 2017 though some flexibility may be possible. The successful candidate will be based at the Centre for Mathematics of the University of Porto (Faculty of Sciences) and work under the supervision of one of the senior members of the project, Peter Gothen, Margarida Mendes Lopes, André Oliveira or Carlos Rito.

Applications can be submitted from October 31, 2016 and the deadline
is November 21, 2016. For more information, please see the websites: (project website) (announcement)

Questions can be addressed to Peter Gothen .


This announcement is for informational purposes only and does not in any way supersede or replace the official call, published at

The project Geometry of Algebraic Varieties (PTDC/MAT-GEO/2823/2014) is funded by FCT (Portugal) with national funds through the programme «projeto 3599 – Promover a Produção Científica, o Desenvolvimento Tecnológico e a Inovação – Não Cofinanciada.»

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