University of Edinburgh, School of Mathematics

Position ID: 713-PDRA7 [#21970, 6176]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Edinburgh, City of EH9 3JZ, United Kingdom [map] sort by distance
Salary Range: £35,333 - £42,155
Application Deadline: 2023/02/03 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/01/17, listed until 2023/02/26)
Position Description:    

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UE07 £35,333 - £42,155 per annum

School of Mathematics

Full time. 35 Hours per week

Fixed term for 1 year, with possibility of extension to 2 years

Applications are invited for the post of Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Algebraic geometry, Representation theory and related areas.

The Opportunity:

The post is available from October 2023, or a mutually agreed date. The position is funded by Dr Ben Davison’s Royal Society Enhanced Research Expenses award, and the successful applicant will be expected to pursue work as part of a team on enumerative algebraic geometry and/or representation theory as part of his team, as well as pursuing their own independent research programme. The candidate will report to the PI Ben Davison.

Candidates with expertise in at least one of: Donaldson-Thomas theory, derived symplectic geometry, mathematical Physics, geometric representation theory, categorification and matrix factorisations are especially encouraged to apply.

Post-holders will be able to pursue their own research questions in addition to joining these larger efforts. The post-holder will join our thriving and growing algebra/geometry/topology group at the Hodge Institute and will be encouraged to interact broadly with the entire group.

Please include a Research statement along with your CV and supporting documents with your online application. In addition, please arrange for at least 3 references to be sent direct to quoting ref 6176

Your skills and attributes for success:

Proven standing as an independent researcher An ability to complete research projects An ability to contribute to team activities such as seminars Expertise in one of: Enumerative algebraic geometry, derived algebraic geometry, geometric representation theory

As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family-friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Click to access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role.  If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office’s English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.

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Contact: Dr Ben Davison
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School of Mathematics
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