Calculus of Variations and Geometric Measure Theory

Postdoctoral position in Analysis at UNIPD, Padova

created by barilari on 19 Sep 2023

Deadline: 15 nov 2023

This is a call of interest for a postdoctoral position at the University of Padova (Italy) in the research group of Davide Barilari and Valentina Franceschi.

The position is for 1 year and it is funded by the PRIN project "Optimal Transport: new challenges across analysis and geometry”. The salary is around 2000 EUR per month after taxes.

The ideal candidate is expected to have a solid background in one of the topics of the project, including but not limited to: geometric analysis of Riemannian and sub-Riemannian spaces, classical theory of Optimal Transport, differential geometry and geometric control, calculus of variations. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact us at or


- a CV including a list of publications

- a research statement

This is the tentative schedule of the selection process:

- call opens on December 2023

- call closes on January 2023

- interviews for shortlisted candidates beginning of February 2024

The contract is expected to start in spring 2024, and in any case within 6 months after the closure of the call.