noticia pgmatDeadline: August 25, 2018

The Graduate Program in Mathematics at Instituto de Matemática from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro - Brazil (PPGM - UFRJ) is seeking candidates for four PNPD Posdoctoral Fellowships, three of them starting between September 15, 2018 and November 15, 2018 and one between Dezember 1st, 2018 and February 1st, 2019.

The candidates must have strong research potential and must have obtained their Ph D degree between August 31, 2013 and August 31, 2018. 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 HERE.

The Fellowship's salary is R$ 4.100,00 per month (brazilian reais, tax free). The Fellow will also have a stipend to be used for participation in scientific events, under rules determined by the PPGM - UFRJ. The Fellowship duration is 24 months, with an initial period of 12 months and one 12 months extension, after evaluation of a report by the Fellow detailing his scientific activities in that period. Under extraordinary circunstances, the PPGM - UFRJ could grant a second and final 12 months extension.

The Fellow could be assigned a teaching load at the Undegraduate or Graduate level of not more than one subject (4 hs per week) per semester in his/her Supervisor's Department.

The candidates must send by e-mail the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Project (up to ten pages)
  • Letter from a member of our Program supporting the candidate and accepting being the candidate's Supervisor
  • Two reference letters

This material, except for the recommendation letters, must be submitted in a single email by August 25, 2018 to Pós-Graduação (IM-UFRJ), cc: César Niche and Cecília Salgado

The selected candidates will receive an offer between September 5, 2018 and September 10, 2018. A list of Fellows will be published at the PPGM - UFRJ site.

The complete Ordinance for the PNPD Fellowship Program is available (in Portuguese) HERE.