Research Associate

King's College London - Department of Mathematics

Applications are invited for three posts of Research Associate in Theoretical Physics in the Department of Mathematics at King’s College London. The Theoretical Physics group conducts research in supersymmetry, string and related areas. The permanent members of the group are Dr Benjamin Doyon, Dr Nadav Drukker, Dr Nikolay Gromov, Professor Neil Lambert, Professor Dario Martelli, Dr Sameer Murthy, Professor George Papadopoulos, Dr Andreas Recknagel, Dr Gerard Watts and Professor Peter West. 

These are fixed-term posts for 3 years and are funded by the Science and Technologies Research Council (STFC) and an ERC grant. Candidates should have the potential to carry out research which has high levels of originality, innovation and depth that may lead to significant impact on their field over the long term, and have expertise related to the areas of supersymmetry and string theory.

Post duration: 3 year fixed term contract.

Salary: The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications and experience, within the Grade 6 scale, currently £32,958 to £39,324 per annum, plus £2,323 London Allowance per annum. 

Contact Information: To apply for this post you will need to register with the university’s recruitment system, HireWire, to download and submit the application form. Please note, if you are submitting a  CV or a short statement these will need to copied and pasted into the application form as part of the same document, as the system only allows you to submit one document. Application forms must also be in word format, not PDF. Please also note, once submitted, your application cannot be edited.

Applicants should also arrange for three referees and a brief outline of their past and future research to be sent to:
clearly stating their name and the post reference number by the closing date. 

For an informal discussion of the post please contact Peter West via email at

Other Information: The closing date for receipt of applications is 11 December 2016. 

Equality of opportunity is College policy

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