Tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Tenure-Track position at the Department of Mathematics of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). The Department of Mathematics welcomes applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level from March 2022 on. Applicants should have a PhD in mathematics or related areas, good research credentials and a strong commitment to teaching. The regular teaching load consists of eight hours per week distributed among basic courses (for example linear algebra, calculus) and courses related to the mathematical curriculum, at undergraduate and graduate level. After one year, the candidate is expected to take part in administrative activities. PUC-Rio provides excellent working conditions: a well located and pleasant campus, good students, research grants, a solid retirement plan, health insurance, and salary increments related to age and performance. The monthly salary for the Assistant Professor, as of 2021, is R$13.157, with 13 salaries per year. The contract will follow the University rules and will be subjected to the evaluation of the Math Department Career Commission. According to these regulations, the professor will have a trial period, which normally lasts three years. Required skills: 1) Ph.D in mathematics (PhD in similar fields can be, eventually, considered). 2) Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Mathematics. 3) Ability to supervise undergraduate and graduate students in Mathematics. 4) Research production of international level, in a quantity compatible with the date of the candidate’s PhD. Documentation for the application: 1) Detailed Curriculum Vitae. 2) Short research plan. 3) At least two recommendation letters, sent directly by the candidate’s references, to by January 24th 2022. Applications should be sent by e-mail to before January 24th 2022.

Last updated: 21 December 2021

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