University of Sussex, Mathematics

Position ID: 2206-POSTDOC [#24310]
Position Title: Postdoctoral research fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Brighton, East Sussex BN1 3RT, United Kingdom [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Random matrices
Application Deadline: 2024/04/02 5:00PMhelp popup (accepting applications posted 2024/02/12)
Position Description:    

The department of mathematics at the University of Sussex offers a fixed term postdoctoral position in the areas of probability and mathematical physics, broadly interpreted. Candidates with experience in random matrix theory and adjacent areas are particularly encouraged to apply. 

Initially, the position is for 18 months duration but may be extended subject to additional funding. The post is funded by the Royal Society and will include travel funds for participation in international conferences and summer schools. The successful candidate will work with the principal investigator Dr. Nick Simm in the probability and statistics research group. Prospective candidates should hold a PhD in mathematics or theoretical physics, or be in the final stages of writing up their PhD thesis and have submitted by the start date of the position. 

 Examples of research areas of relevance to this position include: 
  • Random matrices broadly defined.
  • Determinantal or Pfaffian structures in probabilistic models. 
  • Orthogonal polynomials and asymptotic analysis using tools from complex analysis. 
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School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
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