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Research Fellow

Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 24th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £33,309-£40,927
  • REF: LF29757
  • Closes: 18th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

DPMMS invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship to pursue research within the areas of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics. Fellows are required to pursue their research on a full-time basis in Cambridge.

The Fellowship is intended to enable an outstanding and highly motivated scholar to pursue their individual programme of research. The Fellow will have a Departmental mentor, and will typically contribute to one of the existing research groups in the Department. The primary duty of the Fellow is to pursue research.

There is a teaching obligation of one course per year (typically 24 hours lecturing at either undergraduate or Masters level, possibly with associated examples classes and examining duties). Fellows may also have the opportunity to supervise student research projects. Preference may be given to candidates whose experience and area of expertise align with current teaching needs in the department.

The Fellowship is to be held from 1 October 2022 or otherwise by negotiation. The Fellowship is available for up to three years. The stipend will be on the University’s Postdoctoral Research Associate scale, currently between £33,309 – £40,927 per annum. In addition, the Fellow will have access to an annual research allowance of £5,000.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

Click the ‘Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please indicate the contact details of two academic referees on the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae, an outline proposal for future research (not to exceed 3 pages) and a covering letter.

Referees will be contacted directly by the Mathematics HR Office Administrator to request that they upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System.

Closing date for applications: 18 February 2022.

Please quote reference LF29757 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact LF29757@maths.cam.ac.uk.

The University of Cambridge values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. DPMMS seeks to provide an inclusive and supportive environment for all staff.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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