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Erdõs Center (Rényi Institute) | Budapest

Classification: Topology, Geometry

The Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics is seeking applicants for 6-month or 1-year postdoctoral research fellowships in the fields of singularity theory or low dimensional topology. The positions are within the special semester program Singularities and low dimensional topology of the new Erdõs Center. Candidates are expected to show outstanding promise in mathematical research and active participation to the aforementioned research semester. Two types of positions are offered: • 6-month postdoc positions, with start date in January 2023; • 1-year postdoc positions, with start date in September 2022. Candidates can apply for a 6-month position, a 1-year position, or both. All positions come with no teaching duties. Candidates are not required to speak Hungarian. The gross salary will be 900,000 HUF per month, supplemented by a travel grant. The amount of the travel grant will be of 250,000 HUF for 6-month positions and of 500,000 HUF for 1-year position. Deadline for application: 28 February 2022. Applications must be sent by email to, with subject: • “6M postdoc” if the candidate is applying for a 6-month position; • “1Y postdoc” if the candidate is applying for a 1-year position; • “6M+1Y postdoc” if the candidate is applying for both positions; The application should include: • a CV; • a list of publications; • a statement of purposes, consisting of 1-2 pages on past research, 1-2 pages on future research, and at least a paragraph explaining the relevance of the research semester to the candidate’s research; • two letters of recommendation should be directly sent to Applicants will be notified about the decision by 1 May 2022. For further information, please contact

Last updated: 24 December 2021

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