Mathematics Group, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics

Position ID: ICTP-RS [#11319]
Position Title: Research Scientist
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia 34151, Italy [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2017/12/01 (posted 2017/11/13)
Position Description:    

ICTP's Mathematics section has announced an opportunity for a research scientist. The incumbent will initiate, develop and coordinate competitive research and training programmes in a branch of pure or applied Mathematics, preferably one that complements fields currently covered at ICTP. Essential responsibilities include:

  • To undertake front-line research in a branch of pure or applied Mathematics, preferably one that complements fields currently covered at ICTP, including partial differential equations, numerical analysis and probability.
  • To suggest, develop and help realize projects related to his/her field, with particular emphasis on visitors from developing countries.
  • To establish wide cooperation with scientists from developing countries, to identify the scientific needs of developing countries in his/her field of expertise and to formulate the appropriate recommendations for incorporation within ICTP's programmes.
  • To act as a liaison between the Mathematics group and other groups around the world, where front-line research is conducted in his/her areas of expertise. To report on results of the research at major international meetings.
  • To lecture in the Mathematics Diploma and other programmes, to supervise Diploma theses and to participate in joint PhD programmes with Italian institutions.
  • To assist the Supervisor in reviewing applications and make selection of post-doctoral fellows, visitors and associates.
  • To assist visitors during their stay in the Centre.
  • To assist the Supervisor in the organization of ICTP scientific meetings as well as training programmes (schools, lecture courses) in the field of his/her competence.

The deadline for application is 1 December 2017. Details on how to apply can be found here Candidates may submit any additional documentation (CV, list of publications, etc.) to the ICTP Personnel Office at

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Contact: Koutou Mabilo, +39 040 2240 455, (+39) 040 2240 7490 (fax)
Postal Mail:
Strada Costiera 11
34151 Trieste
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