Imperial College London, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 434-RA [#16734]
Position Title: Research Associate
Position Type: Other
Position Location: London, London, United Kingdom [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/01/06 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/11/09, listed until 2021/01/06)
Position Description:    

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Research Associate Reference NAT00790 Closing date 6th January 2021

South Kensington Campus £40,215 – £47,579 plus benefits

Applications are invited for a Research Associate position in the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London to work in the area of singular stochastic PDEs. The position is funded through a grant held by Professor Martin Hairer (Chair in Probability and Stochastic Analysis) and the successful candidate will work directly with Professor Hairer and his group.

Duties and responsibilities You will work on a problem related to the analysis of singular stochastic PDEs or other space-time stochastic processes. The concrete problem(s) will be determined after discussion with the successful candidate.

You will be also expected to contribute to the academic life of Professor Hairer’s research group and the wider stochastic analysis group at Imperial, in particular to interact scientifically with other research staff and students, as well as organise and participate in seminars.

Essential requirements

The essential requirements for this post are as follow: • A PhD (or equivalent) in Mathematics • Strong background in probability theory • Strong background in analysis • Experience with stochastic PDEs or related areas • Clear evidence of outstanding promise and originality in research, with a good publication record, commensurate with career stage • The ability to identify, develop and apply new concepts, techniques and methods • Excellent written communication skills and the ability to write clearly and succinctly for publication. • Excellent verbal communication skills including the ability to deal with a wide range of people, and to communicate complex information clearly • The ability to work and communicate effectively as part of a team.

Further information The position is full time, fixed term for 12 months. *Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £35,477 - £38,566 per annum.

In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach: • A full CV, • A research statement of up to 5 pages describing the candidate’s previous and current research, expertise, and future research plans; and • The details of three letters of references

For any specific queries regarding the post please contact Professor Martin Hairer, Chair in Probability and Stochastic Analysis (

If you experience any technical issues when applying online please email

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