ETH Zurich, ETH Institute for Theoretical Studies

Position ID:ETH-ETH Institute for Theoretical Studies-POSTDOC1 [#14032]
Position Title: Advanced Fellow at the ETH-ITS
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Zurich, Zurich 8092, Switzerland [map]
Subject Areas: Theoretical Physics
Computer Science
Appl Deadline:2019/09/20help popup finished (2019/07/11, finished 2020/01/03, listed until 2019/09/20)
Position Description:    

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Advanced Fellows are young researchers with some experience after their PhD, who have established themselves as leaders in their disciplines. They stay at the Institute for up to five years.

Call for nominations of 2020 Advanced Fellows The ETH-ITS invites nominations of Advanced Fellows by faculty members and senior researchers of universities and research institutions. The target date for the nomination of Advanced Fellows to be appointed in 2020 is:

20 September 2019

Nominations at other dates can also be considered but will not follow the schedule described below. To submit a nomination, please write to with

- Name, affiliation, and contact information of the candidate for an Advanced Fellowship

- A letter describing the achievements of the candidate with an assessment of talent, independence, and promise.

Selection procedure Upon receipt of a nomination, eligible candidates will be contacted and asked to submit

- A cv and list of publications

- A research plan and a summary of main research achievements

- The names of 3-5 persons who agree to write a recommendation letter

Instructions for uploading this material and the recommendations letters will be provided to the nominated candidates. To be considered for the 2019 interview round, this material should be sent before 20 October 2019.

A selection of the candidates will then be invited 22 & 25 November 2019 for interviews by committee members and other experts.

First offers will be made in December 2019.

Please note Advanced Fellows should start at the ITS at most 6 years after their Ph.D. Direct application by candidates are not considered. Candidates must be nominated by faculty or senior researchers in mathematics, theoretical computer science or the theoretical natural sciences.

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