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Five-year research position [C2008-UL-GFM]

GFM invites applications for a five-year research position

5-year contract, base salary: 43k€
Application deadline: 10 September 2008
Job/fellowship Reference: C2008-UL-GFM
Main research field: Mathematics
Type of contract: Contrato a termo certo
Vacant posts: 1
Job country: Portugal
Job city: Lisboa
Job company/institute: Grupo de Física-Matemática, Universidade de Lisboa
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Job description

The Group of Mathematical Physics of the University of Lisbon (GFM-UL) invites applications for one five-year research position in the following areas:

  1. Industrial Mathematics and Mathematical Modelling
  2. Mathematical Computation
  3. Optimization (Deterministic/Stochastic)

Applicants should have a PhD in Mathematics or equivalent, and a strong mathematical background in one or more relevant areas such as Analysis, Applied Dynamical Systems, Combinatorial Optimization, Numerical Analysis, Numerical Optimization, Stochastic Analysis and Modelling, Stochastic Optimal Control, etc.

A strong publication record which clearly demonstrates the ability of carrying out independent research is required. Experience of interaction with industrial partners will be a plus. Besides carrying out research, the successful candidate is also expected to participate actively in the development of GFM-UL's activities in connection with Industry.

Candidates should have a minimum of three years postdoctoral research experience.

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Besides a letter of application, candidates should send a curriculum vitae, summary of research acomplishments and two reference letters. All documents must be sent both in digital form to and in print to

Jean-Claude Zambrini
Group of Mathematical Physics of the University of Lisbon
Complexo Interdisciplinar
Av. Prof. Gama Pinto, 2
P-1649-003 Lisboa

Please mention job reference C2008-UL-GFM in application materials.

This post is funded by the Portuguese Science Foundation (FCT) under the Ciência 2008 programme. FCT will ultimately be responsible for the approval of the contract based on the recommendations of the jury.

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