Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics Shiing-Shen Chern Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship, Italy

Publish Date: Nov 18, 2015

Deadline: Dec 15, 2015

Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics Shiing-Shen Chern Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship

ICTP seeks applications for one or more Shiing-Shen Chern Senior Postdoctoral Fellows from outstanding young mathematicians of any nationality; women are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Fellowship, named after Shiing-Chern, has especially attractive terms with a total tenure of 3+2 years, starting on 1 September 2016. It is intended for young  mathematicians with a strong research record. Fellows must have completed a PhD in mathematics prior to the start of their Fellowship.

Preference will be given to candidates who: 1) will benefit most from the time spent at ICTP in pursuit of their own research, using the ICTP facilities and participating in ICTP activities and 2) will interact with local scientists and visitors and will contribute to the intellectual vitality of the Centre.

Start date 1 September 2016; total tenure 3+2 years

Candidates should apply using the ICTP online application system and are required to arrange for the submission of three letters of recommendation by established researchers. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application deadline: 15 December 2015

Postdoctoral Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in an array of mathematics  activities at the network of scientific institutions in Trieste: ICTP, the International School of Advanced Studies (ISAS/SISSA) and the University of Trieste.

Details on life at ICTP can be found here.


  • Telephone:  +39-040-2240455
  • E-mail:  math@ictp.it
  • ICTP Mathematics Section on Facebook

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