University Of Oxford, Mathematical Institute

Position ID: 473-PDRA2 [#16557, 147941]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Mathematical Physics (2 posts)
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 6GG, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical Physics
Application Deadline: 2020/12/11 12:00PMhelp popup finished (2020/10/20, finished 2020/12/18, listed until 2020/12/11)
Position Description:    

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We invite applications for two Postdoctoral Research Associates with a comprehensive background in Mathematical Physics and/or Probability Theory, to work alongside Professor Jon Keating at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. Both positions are full-time, fixed-term for 21 months, and the post-holders will be supported by an ERC Advanced Programme Grant: “Log Correlations and Random Matrices (LogCorRM)”.

The successful candidates will work with the research team and contribute to the overall scientific goals of LogCorRM. They will be expected to write up their results for publication, either singly or with co-authors, in a form that is appropriate for peer-reviewed scientific journals, whilst also managing their own academic research and administrative activities. They will participate in the dissemination of their research by presenting their results at meetings, giving seminars and attending scientific conferences or workshops.

Applicants will be expected to have, or be close to completing, a PhD in Mathematical Physics or Probability Theory, or related areas, and must be able to articulate ideas clearly and logically together with the ability to perform mathematical calculations in the area. They will have excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publications, present research proposals and results, and represent the research group at meetings.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Coordinator using the email address below, quoting vacancy reference 147941.

Please note that applicants will be selected for interview purely based on their ability to satisfy the selection criteria outlined in the attached job description. You will be required to upload a letter setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae including full list of publications, a statement of research interests and the contact details of two referees as part of your online application (NOTE: Applicants are responsible for contacting their referees and making sure that their letters are received by the closing date).

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Friday 11 December 2020 can be considered. Interviews are anticipated to take place in early January 2021.

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