Post-Doctoral Fellow - UFSCar (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematics - UFSCar


A Postdoctoral position, in all areas of Mathematics, is open at the Graduate Program of the Department of Mathematics of Universidade Federal de São Carlos (PPGM-DM-UFSCar), under the framework of the program PNPD-CAPES.

The (tentative) start date is December 1st, 2016.

The PNPD-CAPES Scholarship is governed by Ordinance No 086, issued by the Brazilian Ministry of Education. For details, see the website (in Portuguese):

Applications from foreign candidates are welcome.

Interested candidates must submit the following documents by e-mail to Professor Gustavo Hoepfner (, Head of the Graduate Program, until October 28th, 2016:

  1. Updated CV.

  2. Certificate of doctoral defense, which must have occurred less than five years prior to the implementation of the fellowship. Candidates currently enrolled in a doctoral program are welcome to apply – implementation of the fellowship is conditional to successful completion of the degree though.

  3. Research Plan covering a period of 12 months.

  4. Names of, at least, two senior scientists willing to provide a letter of recommendation on behalf of the candidate.

  5. Statement of purpose, justifying the interest in developing this Research Plan at PPGM-DM-UFSCar.

  6. The selection will be made by a panel comprising Professors of the PPGM-DMUFSCar.

The result will be announced by November 4th, 2016.

Additional Comments: (1) The value of the fellowship is 4.100,00 BRL per month.

Job location: 
Sao Carlos - São Paulo
Contact and application information
Friday, October 28, 2016
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