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Postdoctoral position in Algebraic Geometric Coding Theory – University of Groningen, Dec 2022

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The University of Groningen invites applications for a postdoctoral position in coding theory with algebraic geometry techniques based at the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE), the Netherlands – Dec 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoctoral Position
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2-4 Years
Salary: 3557 EUR / MONTH

Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE)
University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

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Qualification Details

The successful applicant has:

  • a completed PhD in mathematics before the starting date of the position
  • a background in coding theory, and a previous experience with algebraic geometry codes
  • a working proficiency in English, knowledge of the Dutch language is not required.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The research consortium “Rational points: new dimensions” funded by an NWO Open Competition ENW - XL grant offers a postdoc position in coding theory with algebraic geometry techniques based at the University of Groningen.As a postdoc, you will contribute to a project in algebraic geometry codes on surfaces and higher dimensional varieties in the context of the research program “Rational points: new dimensions”and have ample freedom to carry out your own research line. You will be part of a collaborative research team led by Martin Bright, Valentijn Karemaker, Ronald van Luijk, Steffen Müller, Marta Pieropan, and Cecília Salgado. There is a light teaching load associated to this position.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

In our consortium we value diversity and we welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. If you have the expertise and the experience to thrive in this role then submit your application enclosing:

  • a cover letter
  • your curriculum vitae with publication list
  • a research statement
  • three reference letters.

You may apply for this position until 30 November 11:59pm / before 1 December 2022 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).

If this specific opportunity is not for you, but you know someone else who may be interested, please forward the link to them.

The University of Groningen strives to be a university in which students and staff are respected and feel at home, regardless of differences in background, experiences, perspectives, and identities. We believe that working on our core values of inclusion and equality are a joint responsibility and we are constructively working on creating a socially safe environment. Diversity among students and staff members enriches academic debate and contributes to the quality of our teaching and research. We therefore invite applicants from underrepresented groups in particular to apply. For more information, see also our diversity policy webpage:

Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP): and European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers:

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About the Employer: University of Groningen (RUG), the Netherlands

Conditions of employment

You will be employed by the University of Groningen. You will work together with Cecília Salgado, Valentijn Karemaker, and Steffen Müller, and you will have regular interactions with all consortium members, for instance via our monthly seminars.Each of the three consortium institutions has a very active algebraic geometry and number theory research group: Groningen, Leiden, Utrecht. You will have ample opportunity to participate in events organised by the consortium as well as other national events. Funding is also available to support travel to conferences and workshops abroad.

We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:

  • a full-time (1.0 FTE) postdoc position of 2 to 4 years
  • starting date September 1, 2023, or a later date upon agreement
  • a full-time gross salary ranging from € 3,557 to € 4,670 gross per month (scale 10)
  • benefits including 8% holiday bonus and 8.3% end-of-year bonus
  • a pension scheme, partially paid parental leave, and flexible employment conditions based on the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities. (

In addition to the employment conditions laid down in the CAO for Dutch Universities, the proposed home institution has a number of own arrangements ranging from professional development and leave arrangements to sports.

More information about working at the University of Groningen can be found here:

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Contact details

For information you can contact:

  • Do you have a question about this position or the application procedure? Please contact, [email protected]

Please do not use the e-mail address(es) above for applications.

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Published on: | Last Updated: Nov 14, 2022 | at nViews Career by nViews Career Team