University of Durham, United Kingdom, University of Durham, United Kingdom

Position ID: 1530-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR4 [#19481, MATH22-11]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Theoretical Particle Physics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Durham, County Durham DH1, United Kingdom [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Theoretical Particle Physics
Application Deadline: 2022/02/27 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/01/28, finished 2022/09/03, listed until 2022/02/27)
Position Description:    

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Closing Date: 27 February 2022 at Midnight (UK) 

 The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the role of Assistant Professor. We welcome applications from exceptional candidates with research and teaching interests in the broad field of Theoretical Particle Physics and we are particularly eager to hear from applicants with a focus on field theory, string theory and theoretical cosmology. 

 This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of internationally excellent research and teaching while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in an exciting and progressive institution. For more information, please visit our Department pages at Mathematical Sciences - Durham University.

The Department is one of the UK’s best mathematics departments, with an outstanding reputation in research, teaching, and student employability.    Ranked 7th in terms of grade point average intensity in the Research Excellence Framework 2014, it has an active programme of internationally recognised research in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics (including Applied and Computational Mathematics as well as Mathematical and Theoretical Particle Physics), and Statistics and Probability.  The research culture is vibrant, with many visitors, seminars, international conferences and workshops.  We aim to provide a supportive and friendly environment with a strong sense of community.  The Department, which currently has 100 permanent members of staff, has recently grown significantly, and will continue to grow.  In early 2021, we moved to a newly constructed building, which we share with Computer Science, with the goal of fostering constructive interdisciplinary exchanges.

The Department has a proud tradition of delivering excellence in its undergraduate programmes through research-led and small group teaching. Attracting some of the best students in the UK, the Department is ranked 7th in the Complete University Guide 2022.  

The Department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award. Athena SWAN is a national initiative that recognises the advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all in academia. The Department also supports the London Mathematical Society Good Practice Scheme, whose aim is to support mathematics departments to embed equal opportunities for women within their working practices.

For more information, please visit our website at Mathematical Sciences - Durham University

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