Postdoctoral position in algebraic geometry (in a broad sense)

The Mathematics Department of the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB, Brussels) is looking to hire a post-doc in the field of algebraic geometry (in a broad sense). The successful candidate will have to perform high quality and independent research in this field.

There is a significant teaching load attached to this position, including courses in algebra and geometry (for bachelor and master students in mathematics) and a general mathematics course (for non mathematics students). The total teaching load is at most 90 hours theory/year (if the candidate has obtained his PhD after 30/09/2014) or 120 hours theory/year (PhD defense before 01/10/2014). The 3 or 4 courses that need to be taught will be fixed as a function of the successful candidate's specialty. The preferred teaching language is French.

The starting date for this one-year position is: October 1st, 2017. The end date for this one-year position is: September 30th, 2018.


  1. PhD in Mathematics, Sciences or equivalent
  2. High scientific level in mathematics
  3. Excellent teaching abilities (preferably in French)
  4. Good interaction with other teaching staff

For further information please contact M. Ignace Loris, president of the Mathematics Department ( or M. Denis Bonheure, president of the Collège d’enseignement of the Mathematics Department ( ).

Please send your application to the president of the Department ( in a single pdf file, containing : a letter, a cv, a research proposal, a teaching statement (indicating which courses of our bachelor and master in mathematics programme you are able to teach).

Application deadline : May 1st, 2017. Interviews (of shortlisted candidates) may be held in the first half of May 2017.

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