University of Edinburgh, School of Mathematics

Position ID: 713-PDRAJORDAN2017 [#10517, 040835]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Topology
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Edinburgh, City of EH9 3JZ, United Kingdom [map]
Application Deadline: 2017/09/08 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2017/08/08, finished 2018/03/11, listed until 2017/09/08)
Position Description:    

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Applications are invited for the post of Postdoctoral Research Associate in topology in the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh.
The post is available from 1st August 2018, or a mutually agreed date, for a 12 months fixed term contract.

The position is funded from an ERC starting grant “The quantum geometric Langlands topological field theory” of David Jordan. This project will explore connections between Fock-Goncharov quantum cluster ensembles, and the factorization homology construction of quantum character varieties, as well as related structures appearing in the formulation of a quantum geometric Langlands correspondence. In addition, he or she will be encouraged to pursue his/her own, and newly arising, research questions.

More information about our thriving and growing group can be found at the Hodge Institute website. The starting salary will be in the range of £32,004 - £38,183 depending on experience.

All applications must be submitted via our vacancy website.  Please enclose with your application your CV, a research statement, and arrange for at least three letters of reference to be sent to The closing date for receipt of applications, including letters of reference, is 5pm (UK time) 8 September 2017.

Informal enquiries are encouraged; please contact David Jordan by email:

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