Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge

Position ID: CambUK-RAPROB [#11547, LF14361]
Position Title: Research Associate in Probability (Fixed Term)
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Probability
Application Deadline: 2018/01/19 finished (posted 2017/12/20, finished 2018/07/22, listed until 2018/01/19)
Position Description:    

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Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

Salary range: 31,604 GBP - 38,833 GBP per annum

Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Probability. The post is available for 2 years from 1 October 2018 (or by negotiation). Appointments will be made at an appropriate point on the University's Research Associate scale. The post holder will work with Dr Perla Sousi on her EPSRC Grant ' Random walks on dynamic graphs', and priority will be given to applicants with expertise in probability and other related fields.

The successful candidate will have completed (or nearly completed) a PhD in Probability or a closely related area prior to their appointment, and will have demonstrated a capacity to produce world-class research. 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 also 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.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Perla Sousi(email:

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (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 will 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.

Please quote reference LF14361 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University 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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