Imperial College London, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 434-RA6 [#17679]
Position Title: Research Associate in Mathematics
Position Location: London, London, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Maths
Application Deadline: 2021/06/03 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/05/11, listed until 2021/06/03)
Position Description:    

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Job Title: Research Associate in Mathematics

Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics Section, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Natural Sciences

Salary: £40,858 - £40,858 per annum

Location: South Kensington Campus

Job Summary

The position is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and will involve analysis of Partial Differential Equations (PDE) emerging in mathematical fluid mechanics and kinetic theory.

Duties and Responsibilities

The project is devoted to analysis of the nonlocal hydrodynamic models of interacting agents. The goal is to develop th existence and stability theory for degenerate fluid equations (Navier-Stokes, Euler) with nonlocal interaction forces using a mix of techniques such as: theory of Sobolev spaces, harmonic analysis, stochastic analysis, measure theory, theory of linear and quasi-linear parabolic and hyperbolic conservation laws.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent level of professional qualifications and/or experience in analysis of PDEs or closely related fields.

Essential Requirements

The essential requirements for this post are as follow:

• Research Assistant: Near completion of a PhD in Mathematics or equivalent level of professional qualification • Research Associate: Hold a PhD in Mathematics or equivalent level of professional qualification • Experience in analysis of PDEs or closely related fields • Original research results in analysis of PDEs, functional analysis, measure theory or numerical analysis, commensurate with career stage • A strong background in fluid mechanics and/or kinetic theory • Ability to carry out original research and to produce published research papers • Ability to identify, develop and apply new concepts, techniques and method • Ability to keep accurate records of research results and activity

Further Information

The position is full-time and fixed term for 24 months and will be based at South Kensington Campus. The expected start date is 1 September 2021 or soon thereafter. *Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant with a salary of £36,045- £39,183 per annum.

In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach:

• A full CV, • A 1-page research statement describing why the candidate’s expertise is relevant to this position and future research plans; and • The details of three referees.

For any specific queries regarding the post please contact Dr Ewelina Zatorska - e.zatorska@imperial.ac.uk.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level. http://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-integrity/animal-research/

Closing date: 03/06/2021 To apply, visit www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs and search by the job reference NAT00913.


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