Post doctoral fellowship in mathematics Working area: singularity theory

Organization: 
Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação – USP, São Carlos, Brazil
Email: 
maasruas@icmc.usp.br
Job Description: 

Project title: Milnor Fibrations and Lê numbers of singular hypersurfaces''

· Field of knowledge: Mathematics
· Principal investigator: Maria Aparecida Soares Ruas
· Unit/Instituition: Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação – USP, São Carlos, Brazil
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Summary:

Post-doctoral position for a PhD (title obtained in the last 3 yrs) with
experience in singularity theory. Research project proposes the investigation of local topology of
singular hypersurfaces, based on the study of invariants associated to these singularities. The
main problems are: to find relations between Lê numbers and polar multiplicities of hypersurfaces,
and to investigate their characteristic classes and Euler obstructions.
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The candidates will be selected based on the following documents:

curriculum vitae, short research project, letter indicating the motivation for the position and short
description of their expertise.

The activities will start in april 2010.

Applications should be send to Maria Aparecida Soares Ruas (maasruas@icmc.usp.br) before march, 20, 2010.

Job Categories: 
Postdoctoral fellowships
Deadline for Application: 
Mar 20 2010