Imperial College London, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 434-RA2 [#16826]
Position Title: Research Associate in Number Theory
Position Location: London, London, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/12/14 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/11/20, listed until 2020/12/14)
Position Description:    

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Research Associate in Number Theory Department of Mathematics Imperial College London South Kensington Campus £40,215 – £47,579 per annum Reference NAT00809

Imperial are looking for their next Research Associate position in the Department of Mathematics. The position is funded by the ERC Advanced Grant of Prof Toby Gee and will involve the study of various aspects of the Emerton-Gee stacks and their relationship to the p-adic Langlands program.

Duties and responsibilities The project will involve working closely with Prof Toby Gee and the number theory group at Imperial on some aspect of the Langlands correspondence. Depending on the expertise of the candidate, this will involve research into some of the following topics: the Breuil-Mézard conjecture, automorphy lifting theorems, the weight part of Serre’s conjecture, the p-adic Langlands correspondence.

You will also be expected to contribute to the academic life of Prof Gee’s research group and the wider number theory 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 level of professional qualifications and/or experience in number theory or closely related fields • Clear evidence of outstanding promise and originality in research, with a good publication record, commensurate with career stage • A broad and strong background in the Langlands correspondence and/or p-adic Hodge theory • A strong background in number theory and arithmetic geometry • Ability to carry out original research and to produce published research papers • Ability to identify, develop and apply new concepts, techniques and methods • Ability to organise and prioritise own work with minimal supervision • Ability to prioritise own work in response to deadlines • Ability to work with others, especially postdocs and graduate students • High level of analytical capability • Excellent verbal communication skills including the ability to deal with a wide range of people, and to communicate complex information clearly

Further Information The position is fixed term for 36 months. The expected start date is 1 October 2021 or soon thereafter. *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 describing the candidate’s previous and current research, expertise, and future research plans; and • The details of three letters of references.

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