University of St Andrews, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 2653-RF [#17385]
Position Title: Research Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: St Andrews, United Kingdom KY16 9SS, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Algebra and Combinatorics
Application Deadline: 2021/03/28 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/03/01, listed until 2021/03/28)
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Vacancy Description

School of Mathematics and Statistics. Salary: £33,797 - £36,914 per annum. Fixed Term: 3 years. Start: 1 July 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Algebra and Combinatorics Research Group in the School of Mathematics and Statistics seeks to appoint a Research Fellow to work on the algebraic theory of semigroups. The post is a part of an EPSRC funded project on 'Right Noetherian and coherent monoids', held jointly by the Universities of St Andrews and York.

Applicants should have, or be about to obtain, a Ph.D. in semigroup theory or a related area of algebra, and a track record of successful research.

The post is for 36 months with a start date 1 July 2021 or soon after.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Prof Nik Ruskuc, email:, and Prof Victoria Gould, email:

We are fully committed to equality and diversity in our recruitment and employment policies. We operate family-friendly hours for core meetings and are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for staff.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian, Minority or Ethnic (BAME) community and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in research posts at the University.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through accreditation (Athena SWAN; Carer Positive; Stonewall, LGBT and Race Charters), as listed on:

Please quote ref: AR2506MR

Closing Date: 28 March 2021

Further Particulars: AR2506MR FPs.doc

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School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of St Andrews
Mathematical Institute
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St Andrews
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