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Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)
Mathematics Group
Strada Costiera 11
34151 Trieste

Within the Division of Research and Partnerships and under the direct supervision of the Head of the Mathematics
Section/Senior Research Scientist, the incumbent will lead the sub-group of Research Scientists and performs and
coordinates front-line research in differential geometry or dynamical systems, and may provide leadership to one of the ICTP
Programmes as necessary. In particular, the incumbent will be required to:
• Identify, develop and implement innovative research projects, ensuring that the research team stays on top of the
latest scientific developments.
• Collaborate with leading research institutions worldwide to exchange scientific information and promote joint
research and scientific collaboration programmes, while providing guidance and mentoring to junior members of
the Mathematics Section working in differential geometry or dynamical systems, as well as to post-doctoral fellows,
associates and visitors.
• Participate in the selection of the Diploma, http://M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, teach in the Diploma programme and supervise
Diploma and possibly PhD students' thesis.
• Establish wide cooperation with scientists from developing countries, also organising ICTP meetings and external
activities in own field of research at ICTP and in developing countries.
• Provide authoritative advice to the Division Director on programme planning and implementation, also ensuring that
all high level needs, such as agreements, funding, selection procedures and coordination of the scientific work with
the scientific faculty, needed for the proper running and success of these programmes are in place and functioning.

Application Instructions

Candidates must use the UNESCO's online application system which is accessible through the following links:

For current UNESCO fixed-term staff members: UNESCO Intranet > Tools > HR Apps > Careers. If you are working remotely, you should connect to Careers portal through connect.unesco.org <https://connect.unesco.org>

For all other candidates: https://careers.unesco.org In addition to the online application, candidates are requested to submit their research statement to the ICTP Personnel Office (email: personnel_office@ictp.it) clearly indicating in the subject line "Senior Research Officer post no. 1ITSC 0881TP". Human Resources Unit

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Contact Person
Ms. Helga Alonso