University of Science and Technology of China, The Institute of Geometry and Physics

Position ID: igp-RAP [#22510]
Position Title: Research Assistant Professor
Position Location: Hefei/Shanghai, Anhui/Shanghai, China [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Differential Geometry, Algebraic Geometry, Topology and Quantum Field Theory
Application Deadline: none
Position Description:    

The Institute of Geometry and Physics (IGP) at University of Science and Technology of China welcomes applications for Research Assistant Professor positions in the mathematical sciences. These are two year positions, and may be extended by another year. The Center is seeking in particular candidates with a strong background in differential geometry, algebraic geometry, topology and quantum field theory. However, applications from all well-qualified candidates will be considered. Applicants should have an earned doctorate in the past five years and should have a demonstrated potential for excellence in research.

Normal duties consist of teaching at most two courses per academic year, conducting research. Collaborating with the current members at the Institute is encouraged but not necessary.

In conjunction with our recruiting, we also hold a research forum for young researchers -- The 3rd Global Youth Forum, which will take place from January 4 to 7, 2024. The forum aims to provide a platform for scholarly communications among young mathematicians to promote academic innovation.It will be held both online and offline. Young scholars in relevant fields are welcome to register. More detail about this forum can be found at :

【Salary】 The salary is very competitive and is commensurate with qualifications and experience.(Salary range: $50,000 to $60,000 per year pre-tax). IGP also offers an excellent benefits program.

【Location】 Hefei/Shanghai The Institute of Geometry and Physics has a branch in USTC Shanghai Institute for Advanced Studies, applicants can choose to work in Shanghai or Hefei.

【Application】 For full consideration, applicants should send a completed AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, a description of current and planned research, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, at least three recommendation letters addressing the candidate's research, and one letter addressing the teaching ability of the applicant. Applicants are encouraged to submit these materials through MathJobs.

About USTC and the city: The University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) is located at Hefei, the Capital city of Anhui Province. Living cost in Hefei is lower than that in Beijing or Shanghai, yet it can be reached easily from Beijing (less than four hours) or Shanghai (less than two hours) via the high-speed train system.

USTC Shanghai Institute for Advanced Studies is a new research institute established by University of Science and Technology of China in Shanghai.

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Institute of Geometry and Physics
University of Science and Technology of China
96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, 230026, Anhui, P.R. China