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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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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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PhD position in motivic homotopy theory

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on October 26, 2011

An excellent opportunity to work as a PhD student with Vladimir Guletskii in Liverpool, on motivic homotopy theory and motivic zeta functions. Some more details on the precise idea of the project can be found here, and some related preprints by Guletskii are here. The application deadline has now been changed to 31st May 2012 – see the comment of Vladimir below!

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Temporary lecturer positions in number theory, Nottingham

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on June 13, 2011

Two positions open in Nottingham, 10-month contracts starting in Sep 2011, good pay. “Preference may be given to candidates whose research complements that of the School’s number theory group.” For more details, please get in touch with Ivan Fesenko.

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Postdoc opportunities in Milano, deadline early July

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on June 13, 2011

The University of Milan has a general call for postdoc applications here. Within mathematics, they welcome applications within the following general subject areas (see pages 9 and 10 of the huge pdf file):

Positions can be held for up to 4 years. The deadline is 6 July 2011, and applications must be submitted by post.

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