Research Associate in Ergodic Theory and Group Theory

University of Cambridge - Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

The Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate to work with Professor Emmanuel Breuillard at the interface of Ergodic Theory and Group Theory. The post is available for 2 years from 1 September 2018 (or by negotiation). Appointments will be made at an appropriate point on the University's Research Associate scale.

Applicants should have, or be about to complete, a PhD in a relevant field, a strong research track record, and may have previous postdoc experience. Duties include developing and conducting individual and collaborative research objectives, proposals and projects. Candidates will be expected to plan and manage their own research and administration, with guidance if required. They must be able to communicate material of a technical nature and be able to build internal and external contacts. The post holder may be asked to assist in the supervision of student projects, the development of student research skills, provide instruction or plan/deliver seminars relating to the research area.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/15783. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

You will need to upload full curriculum vitae, list of publications, and a description of your recent and future research projects (not to exceed three pages). The contact details of two academic referees will be required; please ensure that your referees are aware that they may be contacted by the Mathematics HR Office Administrator to request that they upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System; and please encourage them to do so promptly.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact LF14035@maths.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for this position is 1 January 2018 and interviews are expected to take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

Please quote reference LF14035 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.  The Department would particularly welcome applications from women, since women are, and have historically been, underrepresented on our research staff.

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

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