Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge

Position ID: CambUK-RAETGT [#11354, LF14035]
Position Title: Research Associate in Ergodic Theory and Group Theory
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Ergodic Theory and Group Theory
Starting Date: 2018/09/01
Application Deadline: 2018/01/01 (posted 2017/11/17, listed until 2018/01/01)
Position Description:    

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF PURE MATHEMATICS AND MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS

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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN ERGODIC THEORY AND GROUP THEORY

For further information visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/15783/

Salary: GBP 31,604 – GBP 38,833 per annum

Limit of tenure: 2 years in the first instance

Closing date: 1 January 2018

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The Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate to work with Professor Emmanuel Breuillard at the interface of Ergodic Theory and Group Theory. The post is available for 2 years from 1 September 2018 (or by negotiation). Appointments will be made at an appropriate point on the University's Research Associate scale.

Applicants should have, or be about to complete, a PhD in a relevant field, a strong research track record, and may have previous postdoc experience. Duties include developing and conducting individual and collaborative research objectives, proposals and projects. Candidates will be expected to plan and manage their own research and administration, with guidance if required. They must be able to communicate material of a technical nature and be able to build internal and external contacts. The post holder may be asked to assist in the supervision of student projects, the development of student research skills, provide instruction or plan/deliver seminars relating to the research area.

To apply online for this vacancy, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/15783/. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

You will need to upload full curriculum vitae, list of publications, and a description of your recent and future research projects (not to exceed three pages). The contact details of two academic referees will be required; please ensure that your referees are aware that they may be contacted by the Mathematics HR Office Administrator to request that they upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System; and please encourage them to do so promptly.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact LF14035@maths.cam.ac.uk.

Please quote reference LF14035 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The closing date for this position is 1 January 2018 and interviews are expected to take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

The University of Cambridge values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The Department would particularly welcome applications from women, since women are, and have historically been, underrepresented on our research staff.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


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