University of Hertfordshire, School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science / Department of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics

2680 17560Position ID: 2680-PDR [#17560, 032575]
Position Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher in Mathematical Physics
Position Location: Hatfield, England AL10 9AB, United Kingdom [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/05/09 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/04/08, listed until 2021/05/09)
Position Description:    

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Post-Doctoral Researcher in Mathematical Physics

Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

£33,797 - £35,845 pa

Fixed term contract for a period of 3 years, beginning September 2021

Ref: 032575

Main duties and responsibilities

To carry out research in mathematical physics, with a focus on integrability, quantum field theory and associated topics in algebra and geometry.

You will be a key member of the team on the Leverhulme Research Project Grant on Affine Gaudin Models and Integrable Quantum Field Theory, headed by the Principal Investigator Charles Young. As such, you will be expected to undertake research within the scope of the project, to work collaboratively with the PI, postgraduate students and others, and to disseminate the outcomes of the project in publications, at conferences and through other appropriate media

You will also be expected to contribute to the positive and productive research environment within the mathematical physics research group at UH by, for example, participating in journal clubs and informal seminars, and contributing to the execution and organisation of various meetings and research talks.

Appointment above the starting salary of £33,797 would be dependent on substantial proven post-doctoral experience and subject to approval by the funding body, the Leverhulme trust.

Skill and experience required

A strong track record of research in a relevant area, and of submitting/publishing papers in leading mathematics and/or theoretical physics journals, is essential. You must be organised, conscientious, thorough and self-motivated. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.

Qualifications required

You must have obtained (or have formally completed the assessment process to obtain) a PhD in mathematics, theoretical physics or a closely-related discipline.

Applicants should attach a curriculum vitae including full list of publications, a statement of research interests, and the contact details of at least two referees as part of the online application.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries:

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Charles Young at

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Closing date: 9 May 2021.

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