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. More information here.
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. Further information here.
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 Groups. More information here. Deadline 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.
9 October 2018: Have you taken the 2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists? It is open to answers until October 31st, 2018. Please help us and contribute your insights regarding your career as a scientist in those fields. Click to complete the survey –> http://statisticalresearchcenter.org/global18