IM-Simons postdoctoral Fellowship 2019 The Institute of Mathematics, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology invites applications for 4 positions of the IM-Simons postdoctoral Fellowship Program, 2019-2020. The initial appointment will be for one year, with possibility of extension up to a second year. Renewal for the second year will depend on a comprehensive review of the scientific activity of the fellow. The targets of this program are: to attract foreign young researchers to work at the institute, to provide Vietnamese young researchers a bridge to a long-term scientific career, Eligibility Applications are invited from qualified researchers under 40 years of age who have a PhD degree in mathematics no more than five years before the deadline of the application. Preferences will be given to research areas of the institute, see the website http://math.ac.vn/en/. Salary and benefits The salary will be 1.000 USD per month and a subsidy of 2.000 USD per year for accommodation. In addition, the fellows will receive a round flight ticket and a research grant up to 1.000 USD per year for attending conferences and small equipments. P.S. although "1000 usd per month" is not a big scholarship, it is more than enough to live in Hanoi. It is 5 times the GDP per capita of Vietnam (2017), if counted on the "purchasing power parity (PPP)" it is equivalent to 2500 usd. How to Apply Interested candidates should submit the following documents to im_simons@math.ac.vn: Curriculum Vitae; List of publications; A research proposal (no more than four pages); Two recommendation letters. The submission deadline is June 01, 2019. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. The expected starting date of the fellowship is September 1, 2019. Informal queries should be sent to the above email address.