Solomon Bublick Award 2018

We are happy to announce that Menachem Magidor has been awarded the Solomon Bublick Award for 2018.

The Solomon Bublick Award (Solomon Bublick Public Service Award or Solomon Bublick Prize) is an award made by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem to a person who has made an important contribution to the advancement and development of the State of Israel.

The HUJI math department has posted an announcement of the award.

 

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Position in mathematical logic in Torino

We are happy to announce that there is an opening for a tenure-track position in mathematical logic in the mathematics department at the University of Torino, Italy. The prospective applicant should have a strong background in any field of mathematical logic.

Tenure will be decided after three years, and is subordinate to the candidate having obtained the “Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale”, the Italian habilitation for being an associate professor in mathematical logic.
In order to apply there is a number requirements to be fulfilled, which involve several of delicate bureaucratic steps to be undertaken right away.
There is also a number of issues regarding the duties which come along with the position one must be aware before applying.
The application period will last one month and will be announced in the next two months, while the position will start in early 2019—all the relevant deadlines are not yet known.

Those willing to apply should contact any one of us at their earliest convenience, in order to get the relevant information.
The email address is firstname.familyname@unito.it

Best wishes,

Alessandro Andretta (full professor in mathematical logic — Torino University)
Luca Motto Ros (associate professor in mathematical logic — Torino University)
Matteo Viale (associate professor in mathematical logic — Torino University)

PhD opportunities in Torino

he call for the joint PhD programme in Mathematics of the polytechnical university of Torino and of the  state university of Torino will open on May 2nd and will close after May 25. The number of the fellowships will be no less than 11.
The mathematical field of specialization of the successful applicant will be decided by her/him after the selection process, applications from strong candidates with interests in in logic/set theory are welcome.

Details on how to apply can be found at

http://poliuni-mathphd-en.campusnet.unito.it/do/home.pl

For further information please contact Matteo Viale.

Rolf Schock Prize 2018 awarded to Saharon Shelah

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music have awarded this year’s Rolf Schock Prizes to four outstanding individuals.

More information can be found on the announcement of the award on the website of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The following is an excerpt.

Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, is rewarded with the 2018 Rolf Schock Prize in Logic and Philosophy,

“for his outstanding contributions to mathematical logic, in particular to model theory, in which his classification of theories in terms of so-called stability properties has fundamentally transformed the field of research of this discipline.”

Saharon Shelah has made fundamental contributions to mathematical logic, particularly in model theory and set theory. In model theory, Shelah developed classification theory, concerning the classification of first-order theories in terms of properties of their classes of models. The classes of models of so-called stable theories have structural properties that can be characterised in geometrical terms, while the class of models of an “unstable” theory lacks structure. Most of contemporary research in model theory builds on Shelah’s work. Shelah has also made decisive contributions to set theory, including the development of a new variety of the forcing method and remarkable results in cardinal arithmetic, and he has solved deep problems in other areas, such as algebra, algebraic geometry, topology, combinatorics, computer science, and social choice theory.  Shelah has had, and still has, an indisputable and exceptional position in mathematical logic, particularly in model theory. He is almost unbelievably productive, with seven books and more than 1100 articles to date.

Cofund : MathinParis

The international Doctoral Training in Mathematical Sciences in Paris – MathInParis – Cofunded by Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions offers 40 PhD fellowships within the framework of the European Horizon 2020 program “Marie Sklodowska-Curie Co-funding of Regional, National and International Programmes”.

This project has received funding from the European Uninion’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement n°754362

The main features of the program is to enhance the potential and future career perspective of young researchers by offering :

1- an extremely attractive place in FSMP network for international brilliant students planning to prepare a PhD in mathematics
2- a strengthened advising
3- a broadened support for career development

 

1. Paris is indeed the city with the highest concentration of professional researchers and one of the main nodes of international research with tremendous scientific opportunities both in academic and industrial framework. FSMP is the largest network of mathematical institutions in the world, gathering all thematics in applied and fundamental mathematics as well as theoretical computer science in interaction with other sciences. In this very stimulating inter-disciplinary environment FSMP has a strong partnership with industries and support joint PhD fellows.

2. MathsinParis students follow the doctoral training research, participate to laboratory and thematic seminars following the PhD thesis topic decided with their advisor*, they are followed by a tutor** who has an external vision of the thesis progress and a external advisor*** who organize a mandatory 2/3 months abroad internship. In addition FSMP support various activities as presentation of scientific progress in a « Restitution day » or the participation at least one research school for year.

3. MathInParis Doctoral program structures also a wide range of non research oriented activities as training session for professional insertion with help of Adoc Talent Management and attending specific day as MathInParis Conference (Journée carrière des mathématiques) or Maths Jobs Forum.

The FSMP team guarantees a dedicated assistance for visa issues, housing, health, banking, etc. Furthermore, fellows will be affiliated to the French Social Security during the stay.

 

For more information please visit Cofund MathinParis website.

Candidates interested in doing a PhD in mathematical logic and set theory are encouraged to contact Boban Velickovic.

PhD fellowships at University Paris Diderot

Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC) will offer 30 highly competitive PhD contracts to international candidates from all over the world, in 2016 via the INSPIRE (INterdiSciPlinarity and excellence for doctoral training of International REsearchers in Paris) programme. These fellowships are co-financed by the European Union through the Horizon 2020 (H2020) Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action, COFUND and by the French Government’s Investissements d’avenir programme. More information can be found here:

http://www.sorbonne-paris-cite.fr/index.php/fr/recherche/doctorat/cofund-inspire

Qualified candidates in logic and set theory should get in touch with Boban Velickovic. The deadline for applications is January 15 2016.

 

Position as Maitre de conférence in mathematical logic, Paris (France), Deadline: 26 Oct 2015

It is likely that there will be another opening for a Maitre de Conférence position (Assistant Professor) in Mathematical Logic at the University of Paris 7 in 2016. The hiring procedure in France requires candidates to go through a qualification procedure. This procedure is done by the CNU (ministry committee). More information can be found on the website of the section 25 (mathematics) of the CNU

http://cnu25.emath.fr/qualif/index.html

In order to initiate the procedure the candidates should create an account on the website

https://galaxie.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr/antares/can/index.jsp

The deadline for this is October 26 2015. Each candidate will then be assigned two referees and should then send his/her cv, publications, etc to them. This should be done by January 21 2016. The qualification will be decided in late February.
The qualification is valid for 4 years. Open positions will be announced in  March 2016.

For more information, please contact Boban Velickovic