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In accordance with the The Competitive Hiring Process Code of Charles University, the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University announces opening of following positions with submission deadline February 15, 2024

Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Algebra at the field of number theory

Non-academic position
Workplace:Faculty of Mathematics and Physics - School of Mathematics - Department of Algebra
Expertise:Number theory
Job Offer Code: 202402-PD-MFF-KA-040

The position will be funded by Dr. Yatsyna's project "Statistical properties of totally real number fields". The expected duration of the position is September 1, 2024–August 31, 2027 (negotiable).

Besides this position, another successful candidate may be offered a 1-year position funded by Prof. Kala's project "UFOCLAN: Universal Quadratic Forms and Class Numbers" (approx. July 1, 2024–June 30, 2025).


Strong applicants from all areas of number theory (broadly interpreted) are welcome to apply, although preference may be given to algebraic and/or computational number theory.

Teaching is negotiable. The knowledge of Czech is not required.

Informal inquiries concerning the positions are welcome. Please email Pavlo Yatsyna at pyatsyna@outlook.com or Vitezslav Kala at vitezslav.kala@matfyz.cuni.cz.

Qualification and Other Requirements:

Ph.D. title received within the last 8 years (exceptions are possible in cases of parental leave and long-term sickness) by starting date, professional experience and publication record in the area, international experience.

Employment Type and Scope:Full time employment, 40 hours per week
Expected Start Date:September 01, 2024 or negotiable
Term contract:3 years
Informal inquiries can be sent to:pyatsyna@outlook.com


The application with required attachments should be sent by e-mail to positions@matfyz.cuni.cz by the deadline. The subject of this e-mail should contain the job offer code.


If any recommendation letters are required, the applicant is responsible to ensure that they are sent to the same e-mail address positions@matfyz.cuni.cz. The subjects of these e-mails should also contain the job offer code.


In justified cases, e.g., if the applicant completes his doctoral studies in the period between the submission of the application and the date of starting the employment relationship, the applicant must provide proof of the completed doctoral studies before signing the employment contract.


Candidates who progress to the second round of the selection procedure will be invited for an interview. The interview may be conducted by means of information and communication technology if justified, at the request of the candidate. The Committee may invite selected candidates to give a lecture to the academic community of the Faculty.

Application Submission Deadline:February 15, 2024 at 00:00 CET
Documents Required for the Application:
  • two letters of recommendation
  • structured CV
  • description of scientific plans
  • proof of education
Published On: October 30, 2023

Last change: June 2, 2022 10:43 
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