Applications for five 5-year research positions in all areas of Mathematics, University of Coimbra (CMUC), Portugal

ARGOMENTI: International Area

The Centre for Mathematics of the University of Coimbra (CMUC) invites applications for five 5-year research positions in all areas of Mathematics.
Applicants should have a PhD in Mathematics and at least three years of post-doctoral experience, with an international-level publication record and demonstrated ability to perform independent research. Preference will be given to candidates working in one of the areas in which the members of CMUC are currently active. A very good command of
English is required. The appointments will be made for three years, renewable for two more. Successful applicants are expected to develop research within the areas of interest of CMUC. They should also contribute to graduate studies, supervising students from the Department of Mathematics.
The basic salary is equivalent to the index 195 of the Portuguese research career (in the order of 42500 euros a year), in accordance with the Ciencia 2008 guidelines.

Benefits include private health insurance and social security.
Applicants should send
-cover sheet, including names and contact information of three persons who can provide a letter of recommendation;
-curriculum vitae (publication list included)
-a 5-year research proposal (2 pages max), emphasizing their own research goals as pdf files to The subject of the e-mail message must include the job reference C2008 FCTUC CMUC v15-v19.

The deadline for applications is September 10, 2008.

The celebration of the employment contract depends on the validation of the result of the Selection Committee by the FCT, who will fund the contract. The Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra is not committed to celebrate the contract with the selected candidate, if the celebration of a program agreement for funding, between FCT and FCTUC, does not occur.

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