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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Combinatorics (2 posts)

Mathematical Institute

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 21st Jan 2021
  • Salary: Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a.
  • REF: 149242
  • Closes: 24th February 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Combinatorics (2 posts)

Mathematical Institute, Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford

Grade 7: £32,817 – £40,322 p.a.

We invite applications for up to two Postdoctoral Research Associates to work with Professor Alex Scott on an exciting new EPSRC-funded project Local-Global Interactions in Combinatorics. These are full time positions, fixed-term for two years each, and the post-holders will be based at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford.

The successful candidates will be part of a research group with the responsibility for carrying out research in combinatorics. Relevant areas of expertise to the project include extremal graph theory, structural graph theory, external and probabilistic combinatorics, and related areas. They will manage their own academic research and administrative activities, write up their results for publication, present papers at conferences, contribute ideas for new research projects and represent the research group at meetings.

Applicants will be expected to have, or be close to completing, a PhD in mathematics or a related discipline. They will possess sufficient relevant specialist knowledge to work within the established research programme and have excellent communication skills, alongside the ability to manage their own academic research and associated activities.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Coordinator at the email address given below,quoting vacancy reference 149242.

Please note that applicants will be selected for interview purely based on their ability to satisfy the selection criteria as outlined in the attached job description. You will be required to upload a statement setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae including full list of publications, a statement of research interests, and the contact details of two referees as part of your online application. (NOTE: Applicants are responsible for contacting their referees and making sure that their letters are received by the closing date).

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Wednesday 24 February 2021 can be considered.

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The Recruitment Coordinator

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01865 273518

Closing Date & Time :

24-Feb-2021 12:00

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