Postdoc Position, Krylov methods and ODE approximation, Charles Univ, Czech Rep

A postdoc position is available within the framework of the Primus Research Programme "A Lanczos-like Method for the Time-Ordered Exponential" at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague.

The appointment period is two years, with the possibility of extension. The start date is January 2021, although this is negotiable. The project offers an international environment at one of the top universities in the Czech Republic, and the oldest university in Central Europe. It will also involve collaboration with international experts from France, Italy, and the UK.

The gross (before tax) salary for the position is 49,000 CZK/month, an ample amount relative to the cost-of-living in the Czech Republic.

Profile of the candidates
We are looking for candidates with a strong background in numerical linear algebra and numerical analysis. In particular, we seek applicants with expertise in matrix function approximation, Krylov subspace methods, and finite precision analysis. Good English writing and speaking skills are required. The applicant must hold a Ph.D. degree by the start date.

How to apply
Interested candidates should submit the following documents to before November 9, 2020:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter explaining motivation and interest
- List of publications
- A pdf of the Ph.D. thesis (if not available, please contact us at
In addition, the candidate should arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the same email address before the same deadline (November 9, 2020).

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview (possibly online) by the end of November 2020.

Equality is at the core of our workplace policy. Our team aims to promote a secure and open environment for everyone, regardless of their gender identity, sexuality, ethnicity, disability, and neurodiversity. Up to the project resources and capabilities, we aim to remove those obstacles of an economic, cultural, or social nature, which may restrict the full human development of our collaborators, with particular attention for the students.

More information and application instructions:

For any questions, do not hesitate to contact:
Dr. Stefano Pozza,
Department of Numerical Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics,
Charles University, Sokolovska 83, 18675 Prague

Job location: 
Department of Numerical Mathematics - Charles University
Sokolovská 83
186 75 Praha 8
Czech Republic
Contact and application information
Monday, November 9, 2020
Contact name: 
Stefano Pozza
Contact email: 
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