ERC Starting Grant - Connecting Random Conformal Geometry and Teichmüller Theory (RaConTeich) Eng - IHES

ERC Starting Grant – Connecting Random Conformal Geometry and Teichmüller Theory (RaConTeich) Eng

Two 2 or 3 year positions financed by the ERC RaConTeich are open

ERC starting grant RaConTeich (number 101116694)

Principal Investigator : Yilin WANG
Duration: 2 years (with possible extension by 1 year)


IHES offers­ two 2-year postdoctoral position, with a possible extension of 1 year, in mathematics beginning September 2024 and funded by the ERC grant of Professor Yilin WANG.

All candidates working on Schramm-Loewner evolution, Liouville quantum gravity, Liouville conformal field theory, random surfaces, analysis of determinants of Laplacians, stochastic analysis on manifolds (finite and infinite-dimensional), stochastic gradient flow, hyperbolic geometry, geometric function theory, complex analysis, quasiconformal mappings, Teichmuller theory are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility criteria

Candidates holding a PhD in Mathematics.
The selection will be based on the excellence of previous scientific achievements and the quality of the scientific project.

Contract details:

The IHES scientific environment provides superb conditions for research in mathematics and theoretical physics.

The position will be covered by a competitive package funded by the ERC including:

– a salary and full health coverage
– housing in the IHES residence
– access to the cafeteria for lunch Monday through Friday
– funds to participate in scientific events related to the project.


Applications should be sent online and include: the application form duly completed, a CV, a list of publications, a description of research project and future plans as well as 2 or 3 letters of recommendation.

Next call for applications: Fall 2024


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