Postdoctoral Fellows in Mathematics - UFSCar - 2018

Two Postdoctoral positions, in all areas of Mathematics, are open at the Graduate Program of the Department of Mathematics of Universidade Federal of São Carlos (PPGM-DM-UFSCar), under the framework of the program PNPD-CAPES. The PNPD-CAPES Scholarship is governed by Ordinance No 086, issued by the Brazilian Ministry of Education. For details, see the website - - (in Portuguese).

The candidate's application must be supported by a member of our Program, who will act as Supervisor. A full list of current members of our Program can be found in here.

Applications from foreign candidates are welcome.

Interested candidates must submit the following documents by e-mail:, to Prof. Edivaldo L. dos Santos, Head of the Graduate Program:

Updated CV.
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.
Research Plan covering a period of 12 months.
Letter from a member of our Program supporting the candidate and accepting being the candidate's Supervisor
Names of, at least, two senior scientists willing to provide a letter of recommendation on behalf of the candidate.
The selection will be made by a panel comprising Professors of the PPGM-DM- UFSCar.

Submit documents by e-mail:
Application Deadline: September 26, 2018
The Result: will be announced by October 1, 2018
The selected candidate (tentative) starting date is October, 2018.
Additional Comments:

The value of the fellowship is 4.100,00 BRL per month.
Health insurance and travel expenses are NOT covered by the fellowship or the PNPD Program.

Job location: 
São Carlos - São Paulo
Contact and application information
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Contact name: 
Edivaldo Lopes dos Santos
Contact email: