Open Positions

  • Postdoc position starting April 2022

    The Topology research group at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, seeks candidates for a position as a postdoctoral researcher (one year, with the possibility of extension).

    The successful candidate is expected to conduct research related to the project Moduli spaces for metrics with lower curvature bounds of the principal investigator Anand Dessai which is part of the larger project Spaces and moduli spaces of Riemannian metrics with curvature bounds on compact and non-compact manifolds with Bernhard Hanke (Augsburg) and Wilderich Tuschmann (Karlsruhe) as other principal investigators. The successful candidate is expected to participate in the joint activities of the three research groups (Augsburg, Fribourg, Karlsruhe) and the Priority Programme.

    Interested candidates should have a strong background in at least two of the following areas: geometric topology, Riemannian geometry, index theory.

    The position will be based within the research group of Anand Dessai and will be funded by the SNSF (Swiss National Science Foundation) subject to the regulations of the SNSF  and the University of Fribourg. The position comes with light teaching duties.

    The proposed starting date of the position is April 1st, 2022. But terms can be negotiated.

    Please send applications including

    –    CV
    –    list of publications
    –    short research description
    –    names and addresses (including email) of at least two references

    directly by email to (applications through etc. may not be considered).

    Send applications to

    Prof. Dr. Anand Dessai


    Starting Date

    April 1st, 2022


    Further Information

    Postdoctoral Position in Topology

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