Open Visiting Professor Positions

A public call for filling two positions has opened; candidates from all areas of Mathematics are welcome to apply.

Description of the Positions

The positions are temporary for one year, renewable for up to maximum of four years
Teaching duty is around 8-10 hours per week
No portuguese knowledge is required when starting the position
The starting date for the positions is flexible
Candidates are required to have their PhD for at least two years at the time of the signature of the contract


Growing university and growing mathematics department, with currently 35 full-time academic staff, regular scientific activities and summer schools
University campus located in a primary forest reserve of 650 hectares
Good conditions for financing travels to conferences in Brazil
Good conditions 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 is 4 hours and to Miami 5 hours

Salary and Salary Progression

Salary: depending on experience, varying between 11.015,63 and 18.453,92 Brazilian Real Gross (3100 to 5200 EUR per month gross and around 2500 to 4100 EUR net) at current exchange rate, with 13.5 salaries per year
Possibilities to increment salary by 325 EUR per month, by the teaching of a number of mini-courses

Cost of Living in Manaus

Expect around 550 EUR for a two-bedroom apartment of around 50m2 and 700 EUR for a three-bedroom apartment of around 70m2 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

Job location: 
Manaus - Amazonas
Contact and application information
Friday, November 18, 2016
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