Cardiff University, School of Mathematics

Position ID: 2293-RESEARCH [#21356, 15427BR]
Position Title: Research Associate or Research Fellow in Geometric Inference
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Cardiff, Cardiff CF24 4AG, United Kingdom
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/12/05 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/11/01, listed until 2022/12/05)
Position Description:    

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Research Associate or Research Fellow in Geometric Inference Cardiff School of Mathematics

Applications are invited for a Research Associate or Research Fellow in Geometric Inference in the School of Mathematics at Cardiff University. The position is full-time and fixed term (for 36 months) starting 1st January 2023 or at another mutually agreeable date.

If you join us, you will support a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship research programme focussed on the application of rigorous geometric methods to determine the statistical properties of method is topological data analysis. You will also develop links with industry to find new applications for geometrically aware data analysis tools. You are likely to work closely with the project leader, Dr John Harvey, and with graduate students to use tools from Riemannian geometry and statistics to make both theoretical and practical advances. However, if you believe you can contribute to this programme of research in other ways, you are very welcome to apply and should clearly articulate your motivation in a cover letter. You may also optionally submit a brief statement of research interests.

You will benefit from substantial support for your career development, as the Fellowship includes funds budgeted for attendance at conferences, inviting short-term visitors, and developing your independent research interests. You will have the opportunity to set your own agenda within the scope of the project, especially in the development of applications. If you have a strong track record which shows your ability to play a leading role, you should consider applying for the position of Research Fellow. Informal discussions on this topic are welcome.

Cardiff University can assist with your relocation costs, more information about this can be found here:

The School of Mathematics is a research-led School in Cardiff University, one of the UK’s leading universities, with a reputation for internationally excellent research and teaching. In the last Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, Cardiff University was ranked 5th in the UK in terms of the grade point average (GPA) of its overall quality profile and 2nd for Impact.

This position is full-time, 35 hours per week and fixed term for 36 months. The post is available 1st January 2023.

Salary range: £35,333 - £42,155 per annum (Grade 6) or £44,737 - £51,805 per annum (Grade 7)

Please indicate in your covering letter if you are applying for the post at Grade 6 (Research Associate) or Grade 7 (Research Fellow).

We particularly welcome applications from women as they are under-represented with Cardiff University in this field.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr John Harvey at For information about working in the School of Mathematics please contact Cath Noble at

Date advert posted: Monday, 24 October 2022 Closing date: Monday, 5 December 2022

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

Cardiff University is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published. More information is available at: Responsible research assessment - Research - Cardiff University

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