Non-tenure-track/postdoctoral Lisboa, Portugal Apply
University of Lisbon
Group of Mathematical Physics
Campo Grande, Edifício C6
PT-1749-016 Lisboa

The Group of Mathematical Physics of the University of Lisbon (, Portugal, invites applications for one research post-doctoral position in Mathematics within the scope of the project

Shape optimization in high dimensions

The position is for one year without the possibility of extension. The starting date should be defined upon mutual agreement.

The salary is ∼18 000 euros/yr (tax free), and there are no teaching duties associated with the position.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics (or equivalent) obtained preferably after January 1, 2012.

They must show very strong research promise in (at least) one of the relevant topics for the project:

  • Numerical analysis;
  • Numerical optimization;
  • Calculus of variations;
  • Spectral theory;

Application Instructions

Please send copies of

  • curriculum vitae, including list of publications; [file name: lastname CV]
  • PhD thesis abstract; [file name: lastname PhDabstract]
  • research statement (max. 1,000 words); [file name: lastname RS]
  • zipped file with PhD thesis and reprints/preprints. [file name: lastname Papers]

to All documents should be submitted as pdf files.

Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the same address by the person providing the reference.

To ensure full consideration, complete application packages should be received by May 1, 2017, when the review of applications begins. The process continues until the position has been filled. The selection of candidates will be based upon scientific merit and interests alone.

For any further information please e–mail Professor Pedro Antunes (

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