A candidate is eligible for this program, regardless of nationality, if he/she holds a PhD in Mathematics, and has current research interests in one of the following areas:
Postdoctoral candidates selected to this program may not have held the doctoral degree more than two years as of January 1 of the calendar year of the award of the postdoctoral fellowship.
Admitted students will be financially supported by the Portuguese Government through FCT (“Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia”) and the ICTI. The grant for the period spent at CMU will match the salary of CNA postdoctoral fellows. The grant for the period spent in Portugal will equal the usual grant for postdoctoral fellows who are supported by FCT.
VISA Requirements for Portugal
Under European Community regulations and other agreements signed by the Portuguese Government, selected candidates who are either:
1) Citizens of a European Union State, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland or Liechtenstein;
All other selected candidates will need to apply for a Residence VISA at the nearest Portuguese Consulate. The Residence VISA, valid for four months, will allow them entrance in Portugal. These candidates must obtain a Resident Permit at SEF upon arrival. This Residence Permit will allow the student to travel freely inside the Shengen space, is valid for one year and renewable for periods of two years.
The Portuguese Admissions Committee will assist the candidate in this process by providing the documents necessary for issuing the Residence VISA and the Residence Permit.
VISA Requirements for CMU
Selected candidates will be assisted through the process of obtaining the necessary VISA by the Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Office of International Education at CMU. For further information, please see Office of International Education at CMU.
Applications will be accepted till February 15, 2009. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2009, and will continue till the positions are filled.
In addition, the following documents are required:
These should be uploaded on mathjobs (preferably) or sent to the address below no later than January 15, 2009:
Address for Submission: