AISB convention 2017

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Connection Science

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in set theory (16m), Torino, ITALY


There is an opening for a 16 months post doc position in set theory in the 
department of mathematics of Torino university starting may 1st 2013 and 
finishing august 31st 2015. Applicants are required to be less than 35 and 
must have earned their Ph.D. title. It is also required to the applicants 
to have at least one publication in a peer reviewed journal in the last 
three years. The net salary is slightly more than 1400 euros per month 
which allows for a reasonable living in Torino, extra funds for research 
and travel are available. The post doc will join the logic group of the 
department which consists of Matteo Viale, Alessandro Andretta, Riccardo 
Camerlo (polytechnical university), and Daisuke Ikegami (set theory), 
Domenico Zambella (model theory). In the fall Daisuke Ikegami will leave 
and Luca Motto Ros (currently in freiburg) will most likely join the 
group. The selection of applicants will be based on an evaluation of the 
CV, of the publication records, and of their interests of research which 
must be in set theory. It is possible to file online the applications 
creating an account on the italian ministry of education website. If you 
intend to apply write to in order to get detailed 
information on the filing procedure. Applicants can deposit their online 
registration forms since today up to the 19th of march 2014. Those passing 
a first selection will be admitted to a (skype) interview which will take 
place most likely in the end of march-beginning of April. The position 
starts at the earliest on may 1st 2014, but the starting (not the ending 
period) can eventually be delayed. Due to a very restrictive law on 
immigration, non EU-applicant should consider that the constraint on the 
expiration of the grant and the time required to get their working visa 
may shorten significantly the length of the period in which they can use 
the grant.