Research Associate in Mathematics

Imperial College London - Pure Section, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Natural Sciences

South Kensington Campus

Salary: £36,800- £44,220 per annum*

Maximum salary on appointment: £37,760 per annum

Fixed Term: 3 years

Starting Date: 1 January 2018

Applications are invited for the position of Research Associate in the pure mathematics section of the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London. The position is funded by the Leverhulme Trust to work on the project “Measurability and generalised measurability through fields and Fraïssé amalgams”. This project involves investigating measurable and generalised measurable structures, with a twin focus on fields and Fraïssé amalgamation.

You will hold a PhD or equivalent level of professional qualifications, and should be able to demonstrate a strong track record of original research, appropriate to their career stage, in model theory or another relevant part of pure mathematics (e.g. homogeneous structures, algebraic number theory, or field arithmetic). Research experience in a relevant area is essential.

You must be able to work effectively within a team, have the ability to develop and apply new concepts, and have a creative approach to problem-solving. They will also be expected to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to write clearly and succinctly for publication.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website http://www.imperial.ac.uk/employment (please select "Job Search" then enter the job title or vacancy reference number NS2017186LH into "Keywords"). Please complete and upload an application form as directed, also providing a CV (including list of publications) and a cover letter.

Should you have any queries, please contact Mrs Rusudan Svanidze, Research Operations Manager, Email: r.svanidze@imperial.ac.uk

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £32,380 - £34,040 per annum).

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