Simons Foundation Program – Homological Mirror Symmetry and Applications

Principal Investigator : Maxim KONTSEVICH­        
Duration: 2 years

Subject to the exension of the grant (decision mid-December) IHES offers­ a postdoctoral position starting in September 2019 and funded by the Simons Foundation Program
« Simons Collaboration in Mathematics and the Physical Sciences » to work on the following projec­t:
Homological Mirror Symmetry and Applications­­ ­

We are looking for an exceptional postdoc, who will be a part of Simons Foundation funded project Homological Mirror Symmetry. The candidates should have a solid knowledge in the area, its algebraic and/or non-archimedean aspects, and will work under direct supervision of Maxim Kontsevich.

Most of the research will be done in IHES. Travel to UPenn, Columbia, Harvard, UC Berkeley and collaboration with other members of the project are possible.

Contract details

Each postdoctoral fellow will receive a net salary of 2900€ (including full health insurance and social coverage). He/she can be accomodated in the IHES nearby residence by paying a 700€ rent and will have free access to the IHES cafeteria for lunch.

Some funding will also be available to participate in scientific events related to the project.

The postdoctoral fellow will be requested to write a report at the end of the year on his/her scientific accomplishment comparing it with the initial Project and describing the perspectives

Applications should be sent online and include: the application form duly completed, a CV, a list of publications, a description of research project and future plans as well as 2 or 3 letters of recommendation

­­Next selection (subject to the extension of the grant): December 2019.