08 Jul 2024

Czech Republic

University Institute of Mathematics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

Application Deadline August 30, 2024

Original Job Offer

Postdoctoral position in the project Fluid-structure interaction problems

Appointment period: 12 months (with a possibility of extension)
Appointment type: Full-time employment contract
Position starting date: February 1, 2025
Deadline for applications: August 30, 2024
Gross salary: CZK 45 000 per month

The Institute of Mathematics of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IM CAS) is seeking a researcher for the Praemium Academiae project “Fluid-structure interaction problems: mathematical analysis and applications” coordinated by professor Šárka Nečasová and funded by the Czech Academy of Sciences.

We invite applications from candidates who have completed their PhD degree in Mathematics after February 2020 or will complete their PhD before January 2025. Applicants should have a good background in the theory of partial differential equations and mathematical analysis of fluid mechanics. Knowledge of the modern theory of partial differential equations, strong and weak solutions, and Sobolev spaces is necessary. Some experience with modeling fluid-structure interaction is welcome.

We require verbal and written English communication skills and ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Publications, as well as other activities and professional achievements, will be judged by the stage of the applicant’s career.

The successful applicant will be based at the Institute of Mathematics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, and perform mathematical research in the areas of the project. He/she is also expected to take part in activities of the Department of Evolution Differential Equations such as seminars and workshops organized by the group. No teaching is involved.

Questions and informal inquiries should be directed to Dr. Beata Kubiśová, the Scientific Manager of the Institute, to her email address kubisb@math.cas.cz. The following documents are required:
1. CV
2. List of publications
3. Motivation letter (may contain a short research statement)
4. Two letters of reference

Application for the position must be submitted exclusively using the electronic submission system at

Equal opportunities are an integral part of the IM CAS personnel policy. The IM CAS fosters the compatibility of work and family and encourages applications from qualified female researchers. Disabled applicants will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.

Only complete applications (including the letters of reference) received before the deadline will be considered. Online interviews with shortlisted applicants will be scheduled from September 9 to September 12, 2024. All applicants will be notified by September 16, 2024.