ERC Starting Grant CHANGE

CHallenges in ANalysis and GEometry, between mean and scalar curvature

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Dr. Alessandro Carlotto

  • Host institution: ETH Zürich.

  • Start date: March 1st 2021.

  • Grant amount: 1'342'500 EUR.

  • Action number: 947923.

Open positions: postdoctoral fellows

We invite applications for one or more postdoctoral faculty appointments to start in September 2021, funded by the ERC research project CHANGE led by Prof. Alessandro Carlotto.

These positions come with a highly competitive salary (in compliance with the ETH salary plan for postdocs) and no formal teaching duties, so to provide highly promising young mathematicians maximal flexibility to pursue their research in an ideal environment. The initial appointment is two years, with an option for a third year.

Applicants must have completed their doctoral studies by the start date of the appointment, and preferably not more than five years before. They are expected to have a solid background in Geometric Analysis plus some significant research experience in the same area.

For full consideration, applicants should submit via email, no later than November 13th 2020, the following documents:

  • a cover letter including the names and contact information of at least three experts, whom could be contacted for reference;
  • a detailed curriculum vitae, including an updated list of publications;
  • a synthetic research statement (no more than seven pages).

These documents should be submitted directly by e-mail, as attachments, at

with subject “ERC postdoc application”; interested applicants may also refer to the same email address for further information.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted around mid-November for an online interview; we expect offers to be made no later than December 20th 2020.