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Short term Postdoctoral Contracts

Main description. These contracts are aimed at researchers from Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Universidad Complutense de Madrid who are currently enjoying a Postdoctoral type position in Mathematics or related fields, have a prospective academic job offer for the future in some national or international center but they do not have any position for the short period between both appointments.


Requirements. The applicants should be enjoying currently a Postdoctoral type position expiring no later than February 28, 2019. They also should have a prospective job offer in a national or international academic center starting after the completion of the ongoing appointment.


Term of the contract. These contracts will last a maximum of three months and exceptionally up to six months. The starting time and duration of the contract will be fixed in each case according to the period without appointment of the applicant. In all cases, the contract needs to finish before August 31, 2019.


Number of contracts and salary. We offer 15 months of these contracts with a gross monthly salary of 1948 €.


Application forms, deadlines and other requirements. The application should be done before May 15th 2018 using the on-line form. For the application the following documents in PDF format are requested (note the limitations in the number of pages):

  • Motivation letter (1page).
  • Short curriculum vitae (1 page including the 5 most relevant papers and invited talks as well as the prizes or other major achievements, etc.).
  • Full curriculum vitae.
  • Research statement (2 pages max.).
  • Information on Job offer after the current postdoctoral position.
  • The names and email addresses of two potential referees who can be requested to send recommendation letters in case the Hiring Committee requires them.