The Centro de Álgebra da Universidade de Lisboa (CAUL), Portugal, offers a post-doctoral position to be carried out research within the project PTDC/MAT/69514/2006 "Semigroups and Languages" financed by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and PIDDAC. The position is funded for 3 months, starting preferably during the first semester of 2010. Requirements: - Ph.D. in Mathematics obtained less than 5 years ago; - Fluency in written and spoken English. Desired attributes: - Experience in working within a team setting; - Research experience in semigroups, preferably semigroups of transformations and of endomorphisms of structures. Remuneration: According to the Regulations for Advanced Training and Qualification of Human Resources of the University of Lisbon and of the FCT it will be paid a tax free amount of 1495 EUROS per month ( The fellow will also be covered by a personal accident insurance. Applications: Candidates are invited to submit applications until April 25, 2010. The applications must include a covering letter, an outline of future research plans, a detailed CV including a list of publications and indicate at least the names of two referees and their contact information. All correspondence should be sent by mail to Mrs Patrícia Paraíba, CAUL, Av. Prof. Gama Pinto, 2, 1649-003 Lisboa, Portugal (email: Candidates chosen from a final short list may be asked to have an interview.

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