Imperial College London, Department of Mathematics

Fellowship ID: 434-BFM [#18316, BORLAND]
Fellowship Title: Borland Fellowships in Mathematics
Fellowship Type: Fellowship or award
Fellowship Location: London, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/11/07 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/09/24, listed until 2021/11/07)
Fellowship Description:    

Borland Fellowship in Mathematics

£41,593 – £49,210 plus benefits

South Kensington Campus

Applications are invited for a Borland Fellowship in the Department of Mathematics, commencing on 1 October 2022. The duration of this post is for two years (fixed term).

This post provides an excellent opportunity for those seeking to pursue an academic career in condensed matter physics, mathematical physics, or scientific computation. Candidates for a Borland Fellowship are expected to have proven research ability in one of these areas.

The successful candidate will be affiliated with the Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics (AMMP) Section of the Mathematics Department. Applicants are encouraged to indicate members of the AMMP Section with whom they anticipate interacting during the fellowship.

Duties and responsibilities

Borland Fellows will produce independent and original research within the Department of Mathematics, submit publications to refereed journals. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake a self-directed program of research and scholarship, play a role in the national and international Mathematics and Physics communities.
Essential Requirements

The essential requirements for this post are as follows:
• Hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Mathematics, Physics or a closely related subject
• A proven research record in Mathematics and/or Physics
• The potential for strong leadership qualities in the subject, as illustrated, for example, through showing initiative on research projects.
• An outstanding research record commensurate with their level of experience as demonstrated, for example, through an outstanding thesis, publications, conference presentations etc.
• An exceptional ability in the chosen research area.
• The ability to contribute significantly to the research environment of the Department of Mathematics as demonstrated, for example, through a proven track record of successful research interaction.

Further information
Further information about Imperial College London, the Department of Mathematics can be found at:

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £36,694 - £39,888 per annum.
If you have any queries about the post, please contact Professor Andy Parry:

Queries relating to the application process should be directed to Mr David Whittaker (Executive Assistant and Central Office Manager):

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