Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London

Position ID: 434-RESEARCHA [#11461, NAT00033]
Position Title: Research Associate
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: London, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Areas: phd, algebraic number theory, research associate
Application Deadline: finished (2017/12/05, finished 2018/12/09, listed until 2018/06/05)
Position Description:    

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Research Associate

Salary: £36,800 – £44,220

Full time, Fixed Term

Campus: South Kensington

Applications are invited for the position of Research Associate in the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London. The position is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and will involve the p-adic aspects of the Langlands program.

The project will involve working closely with Kevin Buzzard and Toby Gee (and the wider number theory group at Imperial) on some aspect of the Langlands program. Depending on the expertise of the candidate, this could involve p-adic automorphic forms, the p-adic Langlands program, automorphy lifting theorems, p-adic Galois representations, Shimura varieties, or perfectoid spaces.

The successful candidate must hold a PhD or equivalent level of professional qualifications and/or experience in algebraic number theory.

It is essential that you have: Experience • A strong research record in the Langlands program. Knowledge • A broad and strong background in algebraic number theory. Skills & Abilities • High level analytical capability • Ability to carry out original research and to produce published research papers • Ability to identify, develop and apply new concepts, techniques and methods

Further information

Our preferred method of application is online via our website: Please complete and upload an application form as directed, also providing a CV and a list of publications.

For any specific queries or additional information regarding the post please contact Prof Toby Gee (

Should you have any queries about the application process please contact Mrs Rusudan Svanidze, Research Operations Manager (

For technical issues when applying online please email *Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £32,380 - £34,040 per annum.

About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others • Deliver positive outcomes • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination • Develop and grow skills and expertise • Work in a planned and managed way

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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