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Posts Tagged ‘postdoc’

Free access to all Elsevier material for postdocs between jobs

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on July 8, 2013

If you are a postdoctoral researcher between jobs, you can apply for free access to all Elsevier/ScienceDirect scholarly articles here. It seems like all you need is a letter on official letterhead from your last institution, and what you (might?) get is free access for a 6-month period, with a personal access code. Note that you have to apply before Aug 31st! Probably this is something they’re experimenting with partly in response to criticism and boycott, but regardless of your opinion on Elsevier and the boycott debate, access to “their” articles might be useful.

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Postdoc position in Oslo (topology including motivic homotopy theory)

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on April 17, 2013

Application deadline 3 May. Quoting from the ALG-TOP mailing list:

Dear Topologists
There is a vacant position as postdoctoral fellow for 2 years from September 2013 within the project “Topology in Norway”.
The project is a cooperation between research groups at the University of Bergen, the University of Oslo, and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. See for more details (there  is a link to the english version in the upper right corner).
The application procedure is fully electronic via the above website.
Closing date for application: 3 May 2013
The aim of this postdoctoral project is to perform research and aid in the supervision of graduate students within the program “Topology in Norway”. The successful candidate will join one of the teams working on various aspects of algebraic topology, including stable homotopy theory, manifold topology, algebraic K-theory, and motivic homotopy theory. For more information about the aims and scope of this program, see the link to “Project description” on
Please contact me if you have any questions.
Best wishes,
Christian Schlichtkrull
I removed Christian’s email address, but it can be found here.

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Postdoc position in motivic homotopy theory in Regensburg

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on April 6, 2013

The following was posted a month ago to the ALG-TOP mailing list. I haven’t been able to find an application deadline online.

Dear Topologists,this is to invite applications for a

3+3 years PostDoc position at the University of Regensburg,

to be filled by November 1st, 2013 or thereafter.
We are seeking to hire a candidate with a strong research record
in (motivic) homotopy theory or a closely related area.
Teaching duties and salary are competitive.
An exact copy of the position to be filled is currently held by David Gepner, who
kindly agreed to provide further information upon request:

[Email address removed, see Gepner's webpage]

Obviously, you are equally welcome to turn directly to me with any questions, or
to send an electronic application:

[Email address removed, see Naumann's webpage]

Looking forward to hearing from you,

Kind regards,

Niko Naumann

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A long list of postdoc opportunities

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on June 7, 2012

Having been through the process of finding and applying for postdoc positions in Europe over the last couple of years, here is now the big list that I wished someone had given me a few years ago.

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Postdoc opportunities in France

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on January 25, 2011

I found my current job in Bordeaux thanks to this blog post of Minhyong Kim, and will now try to make someone else a similar favour.

Firstly, there are postdoc positions at INRIA advertised here. The subject area is computer science and applied mathematics, but I know that in the past this has included computational arithmetic geometry. If anyone is interested, I can put you in touch with someone at the maths department here in Bordeaux who has hired math postdocs via INRIA before (am hesitant to post his name and email address here without his permission). Just leave a comment or send me an email.

Secondly, there is some European Union money for a number of postdoc positions in the Aquitaine region. As far as I understand, the first step towards an application is to contact a potential host researcher, for example at the IMB.

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