Deadline: March 15, 2021



A postdoc position is available within the framework of the Primus Research Programme "A Lanczos-like Method for the Time-Ordered Exponential" at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague.


The appointment period is one year with the possibility of extension for at least another one. The postdoc will start before the end of 2021. The start date is negotiable. The project offers an international environment at one of the top universities in the Czech Republic, and the oldest university in Central Europe. It will also involve collaboration with international experts from France, Italy, and the UK.  

The gross (before tax) salary for the position is 49,000 CZK/month, an ample amount relative to the cost-of-living in the Czech Republic.

Profile of the candidates

We are looking for candidates with a strong background in numerical linear algebra and numerical analysis. In particular, we seek applicants with expertise in matrix function approximation, Krylov subspace methods, and finite precision analysis. Good English writing and speaking skills are required. The applicant must hold a Ph.D. degree by the start date.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit the following documents to before March 15, 2021:

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter explaining motivation and interest

  • List of publications

  • A pdf of the Ph.D. thesis (if not available, please contact us at

In addition, the candidate should arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the same email address before the same deadline (March 15, 2021).

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview (possibly online) by the end of March 2021.


Equality is at the core of our workplace policy. Our team aims to promote a secure and open environment for everyone, regardless of their gender identity, sexuality, ethnicity, disability, and neurodiversity. Up to the project resources and capabilities, we aim to remove those obstacles of an economic, cultural, or social nature, which may restrict the full human development of our collaborators, with particular attention for the students.

For any questions, do not hesitate to contact:

Dr. Stefano Pozza,

Department of Numerical Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, 

Charles University, Sokolovska 83, 18675 Prague





Currently, there are no open positions for Ph.D. students.


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