WOA! at BIRS 2018

Welcome to the WOA! website.

The WOA! website has been set up to promote and advance the work of female mathematicians in the field of operator algebras.

We plan to establish a network which will serve to advance the academic careers of female mathematicians in the field by facilitating professional connections and collaborative interaction.

Are you a woman doing research in operator algebras? Please add your name to the list!

Are you a PhD student who would like a mentor in the field? Are you interested in mentoring early stage women in operator algebras? Head over to the Mentor Network’s webpage for more information.

Past Workshops

WOA III took place at Banff, June 25-30, 2023.

WOA II  took place at Banff, Aug 29 – Sept 3, 2021.

WOA I took place at Banff, Nov 4-9 2018.


Women in Operator Algebras II is a go!

Maria Grazia Viola, Zahra Afsar and Sarah Reznikoff were successful in their application to Banff International Research Station (BIRS) to host our second conference! The conference is scheduled for 29 August to 3 September, 2021 at BIRS in Banff, Canada. Stay tuned for more details! Women in Operators II on the BIRS website.

31 January 2021: The Mathematical Institute of the Georg-August Universität Göttingen is advertising the position of Emmy-Noether-Research Assistant—a  3 year postdoc position, to begin 1 April 2021—funded funded via the programme Professorinnenprogramm des Bundes und der Länder which aims to foster in particular female early career researchers. The deadline to apply is 5 February 2021. More information here. 

25 November 2020: The Operator Algebras Mentor Network is looking for new mentees! If you identify as a women doing a PhD or Masters degree in operator algebras and would like to connect with more senior women in the field, head on over to the OA Mentor Network website to sign up. If you’re a postdoc or early career researcher, we also invite you to sign up as a “junior mentor”,  where you be matched with (a) mentee(s) as well as a more senior mentor.  New matches are planned for early January 2021.

KU Leuven in Leuven, Belgium, is hiring PhD students and postdocs, and applications in operator algebras are encouraged! Positions begin September 2021 or later. The deadline for postdoc applications is 15 January 2021. The deadline for PhD applications is 31 January 2021. More here. 

5 October 2020: Courtesy of Kristin Courtney Mathematics Münster at the University of Münster, Germany, is offering up to 12 Postdoctoral Positions in all fields of mathematics related to the Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster: “Dynamics – Geometry – Structure”. The postdoctoral positions are fixed-term for a period of three years starting October 2021. Successful candidates will be expected to start by October 2021. For more information on the positions as well as required application materials, see the announcement: https://www.uni-muenster.de/MathematicsMuenster/careers/postdocs/index.shtml. The deadline for submission is October 31, 2020. The evaluation for this application round will begin on November 1. More here.

27 September 2020: TU Delft is advertising The Delft Technology Fellowship, which offers high-profile, tenure-track positions to outstanding female academic researchers in research fields in which Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is active, including mathematics! Application deadline: 2 November 2020. More here.

18 August 2020: Jobs jobs jobs!

Lecturer at the University of Central Lancaster (UK). Help Matt Daws expand the UCLan’s operator algebras group! Deadline 9th September 2020. More here.

Assistant Professor  and Associate Professor at the University of Białystock (Poland). Join fellow operator algebraist Bartosz Kwaśniewski! Both positions are for the period from 01/01/2021 to 30/09/2022 with the possibility of extension to a permanent position. Deadline for Assistant Professor 4 September 2020. Deadline for Associate Professor 31 October 2020. More here.

Associate Professor (W2) at University of Münster. A five year position in an operator algebras hot spot! Deadline 30 September 2020. More here.

Research Associate at the Universty of Glasgow. Position funded for up to two years, beginning 1 December 2020 or thereafter.  Join the (quantum) group of Christian Voigt! Deadline 2 September 2020. More here.

15 April 2020: Conference plans cancelled thanks to the corona virus? Sign up for this year’s Canadian Operator Symposium (COSy)…totally online! Hosted by Fields Institute.

“We would like to announce that the 48th Canadian Operator Symposium will be held online May 25 to May 29.  Since many of the early summer Operator Algebra conferences have been cancelled and since we have the support and structural capabilities of the Fields Institute, our hope is to make the best of the current situation and provide a conference experience to the operator algebra community where researchers can present their research and can collaborate and socialize with others.”

Registration is free. Talks via Zoom, as well as online “lunch sessions” and “work rooms”.

More information can be found and will be posted at http://www.fields.utoronto.ca/activities/19-20/COSy

16 March 2020: A one year postdoc position is on offer at Laboratoire de Mathématiques de Besançon (Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté) in the areas of noncommutative harmonic analysis, operator spaces, noncommutative Lp-spaces, quantum probability, topological quantum groups and their operator algebras. Deadline 15 May 2019. More here.

15 March 2020: KU Leuven (Belgium) is advertising PhD positions in the group of Gábor Szabó and Stefaan Vaes. Possible research topics focus on C*-algebras, von Neumann algebras, topological dynamics, ergodic theory and compact quantum groups. Deadline for application is 13 April 2020. More here.

3 March 2020:  Some positions have been announced.

1. The University of Wollongong in Wollongong, Australia has two postdoc positions advertised in the operator algebras research group of Aidan Sims and David Pask. Positions are for 2.5 years.

“The successful applicant will be expected to have broad expertise in the area of functional analysis and operator algebras, with experience in groupoid C*-algebras and/or Steinberg algebras and/or KMS states on C*-algebras. […] Gender equity in the mathematical sciences is genuinely important to us. We strongly encourage women to apply for these positions. Approximately 33% of current SMAS staff are women – we aim for 50%.”

Deadline: 24 March 2020.

2. The University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University in Gothenburg, Sweden, are advertising a Senior Lecturer position.

“We expect the successful candidate to strengthen and complement the research performed at the Division of Analysis and Probability. We are particularly interested in enhancing our research areas: Harmonic analysis and partial differential equations, Spectral theory and geometric analysis, Ergodic theory and dynamical systems, Functional analysis and operator algebras.”

Deadline: 15 April 2020.

26  February 2020: Some Conference Announcements!

1. Courtesy of Pierre Clare: Noncommutative Geometry and Analysis on Homogeneous Spaces will take place at William & Mary in Virginia, USA from 25-29 May, 2020. In addition to speakers there will be two minicourses:

More information here.

2. YMC*A (Young mathematicians in C*-algebras) will take place at the University of Münster from 10-15 August 2020 (note: Monday to Saturday).

YMC*A is an annual conference arranged by junior researchers (graduate students and recent PhDs) for junior researchers, with the goal of fostering scientific and social interaction between young researchers.

This year features minicourses by Astrid an Huef, Jesse Peterson and Christopher Schafhauser and a keynote address by Betül Tanbay.

3. Noncommutativity in the North will take place in Gothenburg, Sweden, 22-26 June 2020.  The focus of the conference is on fostering new interactions between operator algebras and noncommutative geometry coming forth from recent developments in both areas. More information here.

28 November 2019: Courtesy of Karl-Hermann Neeb: The Faculty of Sciences at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) invites applications for a W1 Professorship for Mathematics (Operator Algebras and Representation Theory) at the Department of Mathematics. The professorship is to be filled by the earliest possible starting date for an initial period of three years. Upon successful evaluation, the appointment will be extended for another three years. We seek to appoint a top early career scientist who will develop outstanding expertise in the representation theory of Lie groups, operator algebras, or a related branch of differential geometry. Participation in the research group ‘Operator algebras and representation theory’ is expected. Candidates who are able and willing to teach in both English and German are desired.

In its pursuit of academic excellence, FAU is committed to equality of opportunity and to a proactive and inclusive approach, which supports and encourages all under-represented groups, promotes an inclusive culture and values diversity. FAU is a family-friendly employer and is also responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Deadline: 6 January 2020. More information here.

26 November 2019: First up: Positions!

1. The Department of Mathematical Sciences at NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) has a vacancy for a full-time permanent associate professorship in mathematics.

At the moment, the department is particularly interested in strengthening the research activity in analysis and in computational mathematics.  The current research activities in the analysis group include harmonic analysis, several complex variables, complex analysis and operator theory, analytic number theory, and operator algebras and noncommutative geometry; please see https://www.ntnu.edu/imf/research/analysis for more information.

The work place will be in Trondheim.  NTNU wishes to increase the proportion of women in its academic positions, and women are therefore encouraged to apply. Deadline: 5 January 2020. More information here.

2. The Graduate Program in Pure and Applied Math at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Florianopolis, Brazil) calls for candidates for one post-doctoral position in the context of the National Program for Post-Doctoral Scholarships (CAPES). Deadline: 2 December 2019. More here.

And, next: Courtesy of Francesca Arici, a conference announcement! Working Groups for Women in Operator Theory will take place from 22 June 2020 through 26 June 2020 at the Lorentz Centre, Leiden, Netherlands. More here

23 October 2019: The Mathematics Department of KU Leuven is currently advertising PhD and postdoc positions in pure mathematics in the context of the long-term Methusalem funding. Postdoc positions are for three years. From their website: “We strive to improve the gender balance in the pure mathematics research groups and encourage female candidates to apply.”  The deadlines are 1 December 2019 for postdoc positions and 8 January 2020 for PhD positions. More here on the postdoc positions and more here on the PhD positions.

17 October 2019: Courtesy of Karl-Hermann Neeb: Applications are being accepted for the position of Full Professorship (W3) / Heisenberg Professorship for Mathematics at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. The professorship is a full-time position to be filled by 1 October 2020. It is initially limited to a period of three years, but will then become permanent if the interim evaluation is completed successfully.

We seek to appoint a leading expert with an internationally visible research and teaching profile in operator algebras in the wide sense. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching and research of a high quality, recognised internationally.

In its pursuit of academic excellence, FAU is committed to equality of opportunity and to a proactive and inclusive approach, which supports and encourages all under-represented groups, promotes an inclusive culture and values diversity. FAU is a family-friendly employer and is also responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

The deadline for applications is 30 November 2019. More information here.

18 September 2019: Courtesy of Jacqui Ramage: The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Durham University will be making an appointment to the role of Assistant Professor in Topology, joining the existing Pure Maths group of 19 permanent staff. Candidates should have a proven track record of research within the broad field of topology or related areas, including but not limited to algebraic topology, geometric group theory, geometric topology, homotopy theory, symplectic topology or topological dynamics. Deadline: 27 October 2019. Further details here.

6 September 2019: Applications for postdoc positions at the University of Münster are now being accepted: “The Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster: Dynamics – Geometry – Structure at the University of Münster, Germany, offers several postdoctoral positions and Young Research Groups in all fields of mathematics related to the Cluster. The duration of the postdoctoral positions is up to three years; the duration of Research Groups is up to four years. The expected starting date is no later than October 2020.”  Deadline 15 November 2019, but later applications may also be considered. More here.

The University of Münster is also advertising PhD positions: “The Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster: Dynamics – Geometry – Structure and the Mathematics Münster Graduate School at the University of Münster, Germany, offer several PhD positions. The duration of the PhD positions is three years. The expected starting date is no later than October 2020.” Deadline 15 November 2019, but later applications may also be considered. Details of the application process and other information can be found here.

And don’t forget about the advertised professorship positions at Münster as announced below in the 9 August post!

There is also another opportunity to work as a postdoc at the School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics (SMAS) of the University of Wollongong. The SMAS Early Career Academic Fellowship is a fixed term, full-time appointment lasting 3.5 years. “The successful applicant for this position will propose and carry out a 3.5-year research program in pure mathematics, aligned with Geometric Analysis, Operator Algebras, Noncommutative Geometry or PDE.” The deadline to apply is 5 October 2019.

5 September  2019: Postdoc position at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand: The School of Mathematics and Statistics at the Victoria University of Wellington NZ invites applications for a two-year full-time fixed-term postdoctoral position in Mathematics.

“This position is supported by a Marsden grant held by Prof Astrid an Huef and involves supervised research in operator algebras associated to combinatorial objects including graphs, Fell bundles and groupoids.Deadline to apply is 27 September 2019. More here.

31 August 2019: Positions to announce! The first is for a Lecture in Mathematics at the University of Aukland, New Zealand. “The position is open to any researcher in any area of analysis, (including Functional Analysis, Topology, Theoretical PDEs and Differential Geometry). The successful candidate will be expected to be a collegial, constructive member of the mathematics department. Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Thursday 10th of October 2019 (11.59 pm NZT) to be considered. ” Starting date July 2020, subject to negotiation. More here.

At the University of Wollongong, Australia there are 6 Postdoctoral Research Fellowships on offer, including a targeted fellowship for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders. The postdocs are offered in all disciplines and last for the duration of three years. Deadline  18 September 2019. More here.

19 August 2019: AWM Travel Grants provide full or partial support for travel and subsistence enabling women mathematicians to attend conferences in their fields provides them a valuable opportunity to advance their research activities and their visibility in the research community. Deadlines: 1 February, 15 May 15, and 1 October. More information here.

Mentoring Travel Grants: The objective of the NSF-AWM Mathematics Mentoring Travel Grants is to help junior women to develop a long-term working and mentoring relationship with a senior mathematician. Deadline 1 February. More information here.

18 August 2019: The project Maximal abelian subalgebras of operator algebras funded by the Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (CEFIPRA) offers a postdoc position in Caen or Paris. It consists in a up to 2-year postdoctoral fellowship that should start between Nov. 1st, 2019 and Feb. 1st, 2020. Applications should be sent to the contacts below before Sept. 15th, 2019.

The successful candidate will settle in Paris and/or Caen, depending on his/her scientific profile and project, and s/he will interact with at least some of the members of the project : É. Ricard and R. Vergnioux in Caen, P. Fima and F. Le Maître in Paris, K. Mukherjee in Chennai and P. Bikram in Bhubaneswar. S/he will be given the opportunity to travel to India to contribute to the implementation of the CEFIPRA project. All applications demonstrating a strong research potential in the field of operator algebras will be considered, with specific attention for the ones connected to maximal abelian subalgebras. More specifically, the project focuses on MASAs in quantum group algebras on the one hand, and on topological properties of the space of MASAs in a given von Neumann algebra on the other hand.

Kunal Krishna Mukherjee, kunal@iitm.ac.in
Éric Ricard, eric.ricard@unicaen.fr

Applications should include a detailed CV, two recommendation letters, and should be submitted to the contacts above as a single PDF document.

9 August 2019:  As of 1 August, applications are being accepted for the Summer Research for Women in Mathematics program at MSRI at UC Berkeley.  The purpose of the program is to provide space and funds to groups of women mathematicians to work on a research project at MSRI.  Research projects can arise from work initiated at a Women’s Conference, or can be freestanding activities.  Visits can take place between 15 July 2020 and 7 August 2020. The application deadline is 1 November 2019.

Associate Professorships in Mathematics W2 level, 5-year appointment  at the University of Münster, Mathematics Münster Cluster of Excellence. “These professorships have been established in the context of the new Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster within the framework of the German Excellence Strategy. One of the positions will be filled in an area of theoretical mathematics, and the other in an area of applied mathematics. The professorships are for five years.

“We are looking for a dynamic and committed personality with a strong research profile, ideally connecting mathematical fields. Special attention will be given to candidates who can demonstrate their ability to enhance and complement the existing research groups at Mathematics Münster and are open to interdisciplinary collaborations with other scientific groups in Münster.

“Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in mathematics or in a related field. They should demonstrate a strong research record and appropriate teaching experience. Prerequisite for the application are academic achievements made as a Juniorprofessor (assistant professor), in a Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification), as a member of the academic staff of a university or non-university research institute, or in a research position in business, administration or other relevant fields in Germany or abroad.

“The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of female academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered, unless other candidate-related reasons prevail.” Deadline: 30 September 2019. More here.

Professorship of Theoretical Mathematics (W2 level) in operator algebras / noncommutative geometry at University of Münster, Mathematics Münster Cluster of Excellence. The position will start as soon as possible. “The professorship should strengthen and complement one or more of the existing research areas in the Mathematical Institute. It should also contribute to existing and future third-party funded projects and research networks, in particular the Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster.

“Prerequisites for appointment include a doctoral degree in mathematics or an adjoining area, as well as a strong research profile and relevant teaching experience. Other prerequisites are academic achievements made as a Juniorprofessor (assistant professor), in a Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification), as a member of the academic staff of a university or a non-university research institute, or in a research position in business, industry, administration or other relevant fields in Germany or abroad.

“The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of women in academics. We therefore actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered.” Application deadline: 30 September 2019. More here.

8 July 2019: Via Martijn Caspers: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Mathematics at Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics (TU Delft).  They are preferably looking for female candidates “in a viable and promising area, related to research directions present at DIAM* and complementing the institute’s research portfolio in a meaningful way. She has a proven track record of excellence in her research field, as evidenced by refereed publications in top quality journals. She is a future leader in her field. The candidate is able to make significant contributions to research, is an enthusiastic team player, and has excellent communication skills. She shows the potential to be an inspired and dedicated teacher.” Deadline August 15, 2019. More information here. 

*Includes operator algebras

27 June 2019: Via Jacqui Ramagge: The Sydney Mathematical Research Institute visitor program is accepting applications for visits within the period of April 2020 – December 2020.  The program funds more than 30 visiting researchers each year in all areas of the mathematical sciences.  Successful applicants selected by the Scientific Advisory Committee travel to Sydney for a residency in the Institute, which offers international mathematicians the chance to focus on research without the usual demands of teaching and administration. Deadline for application: 11.59pm (Sydney time), Sunday 28 July 2019.  Apply and take the opportunity to say hello to some operator algebraists down under in Sydney or Adelaide or Wollongong or…!

24 June 2019:  Applications for MSRI’s program, Summer Research for Women in Mathematics 2020 will be accepted beginning 1 August 2019.  The purpose of the MSRI’s program, Summer Research for Women in Mathematics, is to provide space and funds to groups of women mathematicians to work on a research project at MSRI. Research projects can arise from work initiated at a Women’s Conference, or can be freestanding activities. Visits must take place between 15 June 2020 and 7 August 2020. The deadline for application is 1 November 2019.

3 June 2019: The Association for Women in Mathematics is working to complete an evaluation project associated with a NSF ADVANCE grant that supported our Women in Operator Algebras workshop and many other Research Collaboration Conferences for Women. In addition to the survey that many of you took, the evaluation team would like to collect information on your professional accomplishments and careers, most of which likely appears on your CV or resume. If you have yet upload your CV, they request that you do so here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AWM_accomlishments. Providing your CV will benefit the ADVANCE grant evaluation team and the Association for Women in Mathematics.

12 May 2019: Happy International Women in Mathematics Day! Check out this article by fellow operator algebraist Jacqui Ramagge, To Maths Or Not To Maths? That Is The Question over at Women in STEMM Australia.

26 April 2019:  On 31st July 2018 in Rio de Janeiro, the Women’s Committee of the Iranian Mathematical Society presented to the participants of the World Meeting for Women in Mathematics, (WM)^2, a proposal that Maryam Mirzakhani’s birthday, 12 May, be recognized and supported to celebrate women in mathematics. This was approved by a vast majority of (WM)^2 participants and the decision was made to disseminate the initiative. Throughout May there will be many events around the world celebrating women in mathematics. More information, including a partial list of events is available at the website may12.womeninmaths.org.

24 April 2019: PhD Positions at the Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster: Dynamics – Geometry – Structure at the University of Münster. The Mathematics Münster Graduate School within the Cluster offers several PhD positions in all fields of mathematics related to the cluster. The deadline for the current round is May 15th. More here.

In the Ada Lovelace PhD programme of Mathematics Münster, an Ada Lovelace (add-on) PhD position is offered for exceptionally strong candidates of the PhD programme of Mathematics Münster and has to be combined with a PhD position.  The Ada Lovelace PhD position is to contribute to gender equality within the mathematical sciences. This might for example be documented by an appropriate gender equality concept. The deadline for the current round is May 15th. More here.

9 April 2019: Postdoctoral positions in operator algebras at the Research Center for Operator Algebras, East China Normal University. The position is initially for a fixed two year term with possible extension for one more year. Postdoctoral fellows are expected to participate in the Center’s activities, including attending seminars and giving presentations on research topics of interests. Applications will be welcome until the positions are filled. More here.

5 April 2019: Courtesy of Zahra Afsar: We are happy to announce the details of the upcoming conference Groupoids, Graphs, and Algebras at the University of Sydney, Australia. The conference will be held 1-5 July, 2019.

The webpage http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au/u/nathanb/GroupoidsGraphsAlgebras/ includes a registration form.

19 March 2019: Congratulations to Karen Uhlenbeck, who has been awarded the Abel prize! She is the first woman to ever win the prestigious prize! Find out more about her and her mathematics:
Nature: Soap-bubble pioneer is first woman to win prestigious maths prize
Quanta magazine: Karen Uhlenbeck, Uniter of Geometry and Analysis, Wins Abel Prize
Plus magazine: The Abel Prize 2019
Notices of the AMS: Karen Uhlenbeck and the Calculus of Variations

11 March 2019: PhD research fellow position at the University of Oslo with associate professor Makoto Yamashita. The project will be on operator algebraic aspects of quantum symmetry. Starting date no later than 01.10.2019. The deadline for applications is 7 April, 2019. Details here.

4 February 2019: Researchers based in the US who want travel support to attend Young Mathematicians in C*-Algebras/Young Women in C*-Algebras at the University of Copenhagen please apply by March 10, 2019. Details here.

29 January 2019: The final report for WOA@BIRS 2018 is now available!

The 2019 AWM Research Symposium will be held at Rice University in Houston, Texas, from April 6-7, 2019. “The symposium will showcase research from women across the mathematical sciences working in academia, government and industry, as well as feature women across the career spectrum: undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs, and professionals!” More information and registration forms here.

28 January 2019: NSF funding to support travel and lodging+meals for one- or two-week periods for about 20 US-based participants in the thematic research program Operator Algebras, Groups and Applications to Quantum Information at the ICMAT in Madrid from March 11 to June 29, 2019. If you would like to apply for such funding simply indicate this on the online registration page. Requests for funding should be received by February 1 to receive full consideration. Priority will be given to junior researchers. Details here.

15 January 2019: The Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster: Dynamics-Geometry-Structure at the University of Münster, Germany, invites applications for MATHRIX Assistant Professorships in Mathematics (salary level W1). One of the positions will be filled in an area of theoretical mathematics. The professorships should contribute to gender equality within the mathematical sciences, which might, for example, be documented by an appropriate gender equality concept. The evaluation for the current application round will start on March, 15th, 2019. Later applications may also be considered.

The 47th Canadian Operator Symposium (COSy) will take place in Regina, Saskatchewan June 3-7, 2019 Funding is available for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The extent of the support will depend on the total number of participants. The deadline to apply for financial support is May 1st; you will receive an answer by May 15th. Conference webpage.

Women in Mathematics 2019 a day of talks at Queen Mary University, London will take place on 12 March 2019.  This event is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students, and early-career mathematicians. Registration is free. Limited funding is available for students to cover travel expenses, available on a first-come first-served basis, apply by Tuesday 26th February. More here. 

5 January 2019: Courtesy of Elizabeth Gillaspy: A semester-long Thematic Program on Operator Algebras and Quantum Information will take place in Madrid, Spain from March 11 – June 29, 2019.  Registration is now open.  The organizers are likely to have funding from the NSF to help with travel expenses and lodging for US-based participants, in particular early career researchers and members of underrepresented groups. More here.

3 January 2019: Courtesy of Lauren Ruth: The Seventeenth Annual Spring Institute on Noncommutative Geometry and Operator Algebras & 34th Shanks Lecture will take place May 3 – May 9, 2019 at Vanderbilt University. The application deadline for financial support is March 15, 2019. More information at the website: https://my.vanderbilt.edu/ncgoa2019/

18 December 2018: Postdoc position at IMPAN, Warsaw on the ERC project Rigidity of groups and higher index theory in the research group of Piotr Nowak. More details here. Deadline 31 January 2019.

12 December, 2018: Kathryn McCormick and Elizabeth Gillaspy have successfully obtained funding from the NSF for early-career U.S. researchers to attend and participate in the joint conferences “Young Mathematicians in C*-Algebras” and “Young Women in C*-Algebras” that will be held August 5-10, 2019 at the University of Copenhagen. This joint conference focuses on recent developments in operator algebras (both von Neumann and C*-algebras), noncommutative geometry, and related areas of mathematical analysis. Funding information and other details to appear here in early 2019. They expect to be able to fully fund 20 U.S. participants’ airfare.

26 November 2018: Perspectives day in Heidelberg, Germany will take place 1 December, 9:00-17:00. “Advancing women in mathematics, UPSTREAM invites you to the third PERSPECTIVES networking day. The focus is on opening up new vistas for female future mathematicians to pursue a career in academia, or later industry or economy. On this day we offer a coaching session in the morning, talks in parallel sessions from advanced mathematics in academia and industry. Participation is free of charge. Lunch and coffee breaks are inclusive. If you wish to join the networking day from a different university and need financial support for the travel expenses, please don’t hesitate to contact us.” More here.

13 November 2018: Call open for SISSA Mathematical Fellowships, 3-years post-doctoral positions for promising early stage researchers in Mathematics. More information here. Deadline 8 January, 2019 at 13.00 (CET).

12 November 2018: The Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster: Dynamics – Geometry – Structure offers several Postdoctoral Positions and Young Research GroupsDeadline 1 December, 2018. Later applications may also be considered.

8 November 2018:  Vacancies at the University of Glasgow: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Pure Mathematics (one position available); Rankin-Sneddon Research Fellowship in Mathematics (three positions available). More information here. Deadline 28 November, 2018.

Postdoc position at KU Leuven. More information here. Deadline 2 December, 2018. 

The IMU Committee for Women in Mathematics (CWM) invites proposals for funding of up to €3000 for activities or initiatives taking place in 2019. Details here. Deadline 15 December, 2018.

7 November 2018: New deadline for the 2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists is 30th November, 2018. https://statisticalresearchcenter.aip.org/cgi-bin/global18.pl.

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