The successful candidate will join the Institute of Mathematics (I-Math) and will have extensive opportunities for interaction and collaboration with other research groups at UZH and, more generally, in Zurich’s rich and diverse research environment. They will contribute to the teaching offered by I-Math, both with courses at the Bachelor and at the Master level, as well as the academic self-administration of the University.
UZH provides generous research support, including dedicated funds for personnel, running expenses and competitive start-up packages. Additionally, the successful candidate is expected to acquire external research funding. We see researchers as modern leaders who conduct excellent research – taking into account the Open Science principles – through their own research projects as well as the promotion of excellent junior researchers, and who help shape a future-oriented University with innovative research-based teaching. Situated in the open-minded and family-friendly city of Zurich, which combines the vibrant cultural scene in a modern European city with the convenient accessibility to its beautiful natural surroundings, UZH is well integrated in the city’s community and endorses science communication.
Assistant professors tenure track are typically evaluated for tenure after 6 years. The employment conditions for this position follow UZH’s legal regulations including part-time options. UZH is an equal-opportunities employer, and the Faculty of Science, in particular, strives to increase the percentage of women in leading positions. Therefore, qualified female researchers are particularly encouraged to apply. Care-time interruptions are considered during the evaluation of applicants of all genders.
Applicants are kindly invited to submit their applications, which should include:
- a cover letter (max. 1 page)
- a curriculum vitae, including teaching and supervisory track-record; outreach activities; and a list of acquired research funding, including role and amount awarded with date of submission
- a description of their relevant research outputs for this application and their importance for the field (at most five outputs, max. 1 page in total)
- a research plan describing their mid-term scientific strategy and expected impact (max. 2 pages)
- a teaching reflection on their educational values, tools and methods, and their potential contribution to the curriculum development at UZH (max. 1 page)
- a description of their track-record and/or planned measures towards diversity, equality, and inclusion (max. 1 page)
- a list of publications and other research outputs
- a copy of their PhD certificate
Please note that page limitations do not include references.
The evaluation processes at UZH and its Faculty of Science follow the DORA recommendations for assessing research quality and impact. Applicants are thus asked to refrain from referring to non-personal measures such as impact factors.
For further information
please contact Prof. Dr. Benjamin Schlein (email@example.com).
Please upload your application to www.mnf.uzh.ch/analysis by 4thJune 2023.