The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of MathematicsPhysicsEngineeringComputer ScienceLife Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

The University of Luxembourg is looking for its Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (Department of Mathematics) for a Post-doc in Number Theory.
The position is funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) in the project AFR-Bilateral/Quebec/SESAME and includes 6 months of research stays in Montreal. It is jointly supervised by Henri Darmon (McGill University, Montreal), Chantal David (Concordia University Montreal), Antonella Perucca and Gabor Wiese (University of Luxembourg).

Your Role…
  • Participation in the research activities of the AFR-Bilateral/Quebec/SESAME project
  • Teaching activity of 2-4 hours per week at the University of Luxembourg
  • Active participation in and support of the organization of the activities of the research groups
  • Assistance with organisational and administrational tasks in the project AFR-Bilateral/Quebec/SESAME
What we expect from you…
  • PhD of high quality
  • Research experience in Number Theory or a related field
  • Very good written and oral skills in English
We offer…
  • Outstanding research conditions in an international and inspiring environment
  • Possibility to become a member of a young team of dedicated researchers
  • 6 months of research stays in Montreal and additional travel funds through the project AFR-Bilateral/Quebec/SESAME
In Short…
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Starting date: 01.03.2024
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL05995

The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR 81072 (full time)

How to apply…

Applications should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Letter of motivation
  • Research statement
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • Names of two referees
  • Copies of diplomas

We ensure a full consideration for applications received by 31/10/2023. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

In return you will get…
  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …
  • 6 months of research stays in Montreal and additional travel funds through the project AFR-Bilateral/Quebec/SESAME
Further information…

For further information please contact:
Prof. Dr. Antonella Perucca (, Tel: +352 46 66 44 5781) or Prof. Dr. Gabor Wiese (, Tel: +352 46 66 44 5760)

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