Postdoctoral position in Ergodic Theory/Extreme Value Theory in Porto

One postdoctoral position is available within the research project “Statistics of extreme events and dynamics of recurrence” - FAPESP/19805/2014, co-funded by FCT and FAPESP.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Mathematics or in a related field, completed at the time of application.

The research position is aimed at developing research in Mathematics within one of the following areas: Ergodic Theory or Extreme Value Theory, contributing to the research goals of the project “Statistics of extreme events and dynamics of recurrence”. For more information on the research project see

The position is for 12 months and should start in October, 2017. The work will be developed in the Faculty of Economics or in the Center of Mathematics of the University of Porto, under the supervision of Ana Cristina Moreira Freitas. The monthly salary is 1495 euros (tax free). There are no compulsory teaching duties associated with the position.

Applications can be submitted from June 23, 2017 and the deadline is July 6, 2017.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to with copy to and They should contain the reference FAPESP/19805/2014 in the subject field and include the following:

- Letter of motivation;
- Proposed work plan (research statement);
- CV (including list of publications);
- Certificate of academic degree;
- Identity document;
- Any other documents considered relevant by the applicant.

Applicants should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly by their referees to the above e-mail addresses.

Questions can be addressed to the e-mail address


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

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Thursday, July 6, 2017
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Ana Freitas
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