ETH Zurich, ETH Institute for Theoretical Studies

Position ID:ETH-ETH Institute for Theoretical Studies-POSTDOC [#19347]
Position Title: Junior Fellow at ETH-ITS
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Zurich, Zurich 8092, Switzerland [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science
Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2021/09/21 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/08/30, finished 2021/09/28, listed until 2021/09/21)
Position Description:    

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Junior Fellows of the ETH Institute for Theoretical Studies (ETH-​ITS) are independent junior postdocs of exceptional talent and promise, having achieved significant results in mathematics, theoretical computer science or the theoretical natural sciences. They stay at the Institute for up to three years.

Call for nominations of 2022 Junior Fellows:

The ETH-​ITS invites nominations of Junior Fellows by faculty members and senior researchers of universities and research institutions. The target date for the nomination of Junior Fellows to be appointed in 2022 is:

21 September 2021

To submit a nomination, please write to nominations@eth-​ with

- Name, affiliation, and e-​mail address of the candidate for a Junior 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

- The names of three 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 2021 interview round, this material as well as the recommendation letters should be sent before 20 October 2021.

A selection of the candidates will then be invited for interviews by committee members and other experts.

First offers will be made in December 2021.

Please note that Junior Fellows must have a PhD. at the time of appointment. Candidates with a PhD. from ETH will be considered only in exceptional circumstances. 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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