The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) is inviting applications for Shiing-Shen Chern Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship. It is intended for young mathematicians of any nationality; women are particularly encouraged to apply.
ICTP’s mission is to foster the growth of advanced studies and research in physical and mathematical sciences, especially in support of excellence in developing countries.
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The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) is an international research institute for physical and mathematical sciences that operates under a tripartite agreement between the Italian Government, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Course Level: Fellowships are awarded for pursuing postdoctoral programme.
Study Subject(s): Postdoctoral Fellowships are intended for young mathematicians with a strong research record.
The award can be taken in Italy
Eligibility: The Fellowship, named after Shiing-Chern, has especially attractive terms with a total tenure of 3+2 years, starting on 1 September 2017. 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.
Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.
How to Apply: 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: The application deadline is January 7, 2017.