Tenure Track Assistant Professor Positions in Mathematics

Description of the Positions

The positions are for “Professor Efetivo” (similar to tenure track positions on assistant professor level in North-America)
Teaching duty is around 8-10 hours per week


Growing university and growing mathematics department, with currently around 40 full-time professors, regular scientific activities and summer schools
University campus located in a primary forest reserve of 650 hectares
Grants for financing travels to conferences in Brazil
Grants for financing the stay of visiting researchers from Brazil or from abroad

Why Manaus?

City of around 2 million people in the middle of the largest rainforest in the world
City with the third-highest industrial output in Brazil after São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro
The State of Amazonas has 98% of its area (1.5 million km2) covered by primary forest
The surroundings of Manaus have very good conditions for outdoor activities, such as fishing, camping, excursions to waterfalls and river beaches
Geographical location: flight time to Rio de Janeiro or São Paulo is 4 hours and to Miami 5 hours

Salary and Salary Progression

Entry salary: 2400 EUR per month gross (2000 EUR net), with 13.5 salaries per year
Gradually increasing throughout the career: to around 2900 EUR gross per month after 4 years and to a maximum of 5200 EUR gross per month after 20 years of career

Cost of Living in Manaus

Expect around 350 EUR for a two-bedroom apartment of around 50m2 and 500 EUR for a three-bedroom apartment of around 80m2 in a good area of the city in a block of buildings with a concierge service and amenities such as a swimming pool, a playground, a basketball court and a common event area

How to apply

Please note that all the relevant information and details of the public call (concurso público), Edital Nº. 97, can be found on the following webpage (in Portuguese):


The candidate should access the above webpage and click on “Faça sua inscrição aqui” and fill in all information required between the dates of 14th of January and 1st of February 2019.

To do this, the candidate will need to have a CPF (Cadastro e Pessoa Física) number. If you do not have such a number, you can obtain one in any Brazilian Consulate.

In case of any questions, please contact:

Alexander Steinmetz: was@ufam.edu.br
Cicero Mota: mota@ufam.edu.br

For more information, visit: www.ufam.edu.br, www.ice.ufam.edu.br, www.dmice.ufam.edu.br

Job location: 
Av. General Rodrigo Octavio Jordão Ramos, 1200
Coroado I
Manaus - Amazonas
Contact and application information
Friday, February 1, 2019
Contact name: 
Alexander Steinmetz
Contact email: