PhD position at Inria / Nantes Université (France)

We would like to invite applications for a 3 years fully-funded PhD
position within the Gallinette Inria research group at Nantes Université (France).

The successful candidate will contribute to the Fresco ERC project,
aiming at designing fast and reliable symbolic computations. This
project involves topics in program verification as well as in
formalized mathematics.

The start date is ideally in autumn 2023, but later dates can be
negotiated. The candidate is expected to hold a master level degree in
Mathematics or Computer Science before starting the enrollment

Relevant keywords: dependent type theory, homotopy type theory,
parametricity, type classes, hierarchies of mathematical structures
universal algebra.

Supervision: Assia Mahboubi, in collaboration with Cyril Cohen (Inria)


Local scientific environment

Gallinette is a large joint research group of Inria and of the Laboratory of Digital Science of Nantes
(LS2N). Research interests of the team include theoretical and
implementation aspects of dependent type theory, extensions of the
Curry-Howard correspondence, formalized mathematics, etc.

About 2000 euros monthly gross salary, including health
insurance and partial covering of transportation costs.


Downtown science campus of Nantes Université.


Nantes is a vibrant city rich in history and culture,
located on the estuary of the Loire, less than 60km away from gorgeous
shores of the Atlantic cost and 2h away from the center of Paris by
fast train.

How to apply

Contact before March 31 2023 and attach:

  • a covering letter
  • a recent curriculum vitae
  • available transcripts (Bachelor and Master if applicable)
  • the contact information of two references
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