**Deadline:** 15 feb 2015

Several PhD and PostDoc positions are available at Utrecht University. The positions are associated to one of research projects of Marius Crainic; the project is rooted in Poisson Geometry, but rapidly exceeds the boundaries of Poisson Geometry to neighboring areas. Therefore the need of man power with expertise in various parts of Geometry.

To be a bit more specific, they are looking for:

- PhD candidates with a good background in Differential Geometry-Topology. There are 2-3 such positions to be filled in 2015 or 2016. These are standard, 4 years PhD positions at Utrecht University.

- PostDoc candidates whose expertise comes with one of the following key-words:

contact geometry, low-dimensional topology, K3 surfaces and Kahler geometry,

hyperkahler geometry, Lefschetz fibrations (classical as well as variations, up to broken ones),

open-book decompositions, symplectic geometry-topology, toric geometry, moment maps,

geometric aspects of gerbes, integral affine geometry, nil and solv-manifolds,

the standard conjectures from affine geometry (Auslander conjecture, Markus conjecture),

foliations and leafwise geometric structures, G-structures and the geometry of PDEs.

There are 2-3 such postdoc positions, they are for 2-3 years and they come with very low teaching duties (if at all).

If you want to see more details, or you wonder how all these are related to each other (through Poisson geometry), you can find a more detailed description at: http://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~crain101/positions.

The deadline for applying if February 15, 2015 (in case that not all positions will be filled, there will be another round later in the year). More details, including the ones on how to apply, can be found at the same address: http://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~crain101/positions.