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International Postdoctoral Position in Ergodic Theory/ProbTheory, Netherlands

The Mathematical Institute of the Faculty of Science at Leiden University announces a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ergodic Theory/Probability Theory, focused on the topic of Stochastic properties for group extensions of dynamical systems.

This fellowship aims to support researchers interested in advancing knowledge in these fields, offering an opportunity to work alongside renowned experts and contribute to cutting-edge research.

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Amazing opportunity for students to get financial assistance to complete their postdoctoral degree.

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Application Deadline: 30 April 2024

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Leiden University
  • Department: Mathematical Institute
  • Course Level: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Award: Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not specified
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Netherlands


  • Eligible Countries: Open to applicants from all countries
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in the Mathematical Institute.
  • Admissible Criteria: Applicants must meet all the following criteria:
    • Hold a PhD in Mathematics or a related field.
    • Demonstrate expertise or interest in ergodic theory/probability theory.
    • Exhibit a strong research background and potential for excellence in academia.
    • Fulfill application requirements as specified by the university.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit the following documents (in pdf format), in English, via the provided application portal before the deadline of April 30, 2024:

  • Motivation letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research statement
  • At least 3 reference letters


  • The position is initially offered for a duration of two years with a flexible starting date around October 2024.
  • Gross monthly salary ranges between €3,226 and €5,090, depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Additional funding is available to support travel to conferences and workshops abroad.
  • Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package including pension build-up, paid parental leave, additional holiday, and end-of-year bonuses.

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