Universiteit van Amsterdam

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Postdoctoral position (2y) in history & foundations of maths, Utrecht (The Netherlands)

Deadline: Wednesday 1 April 2020

The history of mathematics research group at Utrecht University has an opening for a 2-year postdoc position, within the NWO-funded project "Constructive mathematics in the classical theory of conic sections." Based on a systematic analysis of 17th-century works on conic sections, the project examines the roles that constructions played in early modern mathematics, from foundational philosophy to creative mathematical practice. Candidates with a suitable combination of a background in mathematics as well as history and philosophy are encouraged to apply.

For more information, see https://mathhire.org/jobs/935.

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