Assistant Professorship in Mathematical Physics (non-tenure track)

The Faculty of Science of the University of Zurich invites applications for an

Assistant Professorship in Mathematical Physics (non-tenure track)

at the Institute of Mathematics.

The professorship will be embedded in the newly established National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) «The Mathematics of Physics – Swiss MAP». We seek an inter­nationally recognized young researcher of the highest level in a field related to Mathematical Physics in a broad sense.

The position is for 4+2 (based on a mid-term evaluation) years starting on 1 February 2015 or later. The new professor is expected to establish and lead a successful research group and contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching in English or German. The University of Zurich provides generous research support and competitive start-up packages. Zurich offers a stimulating scientific environment. The NCCR offers extensive opportunities for collaborations with the University of Geneva and with ETH Zurich.

Please fill in the application form at and upload your application in a single file containing a cover letter, a full curriculum vitae with a summary cover page (instructions on the application form), an outline of current and future research interests, teaching philosophy, as well as names and addresses of three potential referees. Applications should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, Dean of the Faculty of Science, University of Zurich. The deadline for applications is 21 September 2014. For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Alberto Cattaneo, Institute of Mathematics, or visit the homepage at

The University of Zurich is an equal opportunities employer.

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Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Prof. Dr. Alberto Cattaneo
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