Postdoc position in São Paulo

We would like to announce a post-doctoral position in the Departament of Mathematics of the University of São Paulo (Brazil) within the scope of the set-theoretic aspects of Banach spaces and related structures, to work in a joint project of Christina Brech and Piotr Koszmider (IM PAN, Warsaw) who will spend 3 months each year in São Paulo during the project ( This position is for a period of 12 months, starting between April and September 2015.

Candidates interested in related fields such as applications of forcing in analysis or set-theoretic aspects of C*-algebras, or planning to develop their interests in these directions are welcome. The extended group includes Valentin Ferenczi, Eloi Medina Galego and Artur Tomita and other postdocs such as Dana Bartosova and Brice Mbombo.

The postdoc has no teaching duties and will receive a modest monthly stipend of BRL 4100,00 (tax free). It also comprehends partial travel support and BRL 4100,00 as a support for the first expenses upon arrival, besides some small amount of money for travelling. These values should be compatible with a modest life in São Paulo, for example sharing an apartment close to a trendy neighborhood or renting an individual studio in regular neighborhood close to the campus.

The candidates must have obtained their PhD not more than 7 years before the starting date of the position and must submit their CV together with the name and e-mail address of two people who could give a recommendation letter to by March 15th. For further information about this position, please send us a message at or


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