Postdoctoral Position in Mathematics

ETH Zurich


Postdoctoral Position in Mathematics

100%, Zurich, fixed-term

The department of Mathematics of ETH Zurich offers a two-year postdoctoral position in Probability in the group of Prof. Vincent Tassion. The position can possibly be extended by one year.

Job description

You will work in the group of Vincent Tassion, with possible collaborations with other groups at ETH (e.g. Benny Sudakov, Alessio Figalli, Afonso Bandeira). The position comes with a light teaching duty (co-organization of student seminars, supervision of Bachelor and Master students, possibility of giving an advanced course in probability).

The salary conditions can be found here.

Your profile

  • You must hold a PhD either in Mathematics, Theoretical Computer Science, Statistics, Theoretical Physics
  • You must have a strong background in Probability Theory. Individuals with interests in Percolation Theory, Ising Model, Boolean Functions are particularly encouraged to apply
  • The selection will be based on the excellence of previous scientific achievements, the quality and relevance of the scientific project

The start date will be September 1st 2024 (flexible).


Your workplace

We offer

ETH Zurich is a family-friendly employer with excellent working conditions. You can look forward to an exciting working environment, cultural diversity and attractive offers and benefits.

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In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application until Feb 3rd with the following documents:

  • short letter (1 page) addressed to Prof. Vincent Tassion, explaining the main motivations to join the group
  • Curriculum Vitae, including a list of publications
  • short research statement (3-5 pages)
  • names and contacts of two reference

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further questions, do not hesitate to reach out to Marion Allemann, (no applications).

About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

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