J. Simons Chair in Geometry

Insituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), Unité Mixte International CNRS-IMPA, France-Brasil
Job Description: 

The Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), invites applications for the J. Simons Chair in Geometry, sponsored by the Simons Foundation and the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology. The first recruitment for these chairs will be in Differential Geometry as a tenure-track, -or tenure-, position. Tenure will be considered during the first four years, or given upon appointment. The monthly salary will be between R$ 11,300 and R$ 15,000 (about 5000 euros and 6500 euros respectively at the June 23, 2010 exchange rate). During the first four years there will be also a monthly research allotment of R$ 2,500 (about 1100 euros). Applications should be sent to chair@impa.br until October 31, 2010. The decisions will be made by January 10, 2011. The appointees should begin their engagement at IMPA any time between March 1, 2011 and September 1, 2011. Further inquiries should be addressed to the same e-mail address. We strongly encourage applications.

Candidates should send a research plan and a curriculum vitae, including at least:

1) updated publication list;
2) birthdate;
3) institution and year of completion of doctoral studies;
4) doctoral thesis title and adviser's name;

Candidates should also request at least three well known mathematicians to send recommendation letters on their behalf (free format) to the same e-mail address.

Deadline for Application: 
Oct 31 2010