Research Associate in Mathematics

Imperial College London - Department of Mathematics

Pure Mathematics Section

Faculty of Natural Sciences

Fixed Term for 12 Months

Start date: 1 October 2018

Campus: South Kensington

Applications are invited for the position of Research Associate in the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London. The position is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and will involve the p-adic aspects of the Langlands program.

The project will involve working closely with Kevin Buzzard and Toby Gee (and the wider number theory group at Imperial) on some aspect of the Langlands program. Depending on the expertise of the candidate, this could involve p-adic automorphic forms, the p-adic Langlands program, automorphy lifting theorems, p-adic Galois representations, Shimura varieties, or perfectoid spaces.

The successful candidate must hold a PhD or equivalent level of professional qualifications and/or experience in algebraic number theory.

It is essential that you have:


  • A strong research record in the Langlands program.                   


  • A broad and strong background in algebraic number theory.      

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to carry out original research and to produce published research papers
  • Ability to identify, develop and apply new concepts, techniques and methods
  • High level analytical capability

Our preferred method of application is online via our website: (Please select “Job Search”, then enter the job title or vacancy reference number: NAT00033 into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed, also providing a CV and a list of publications.

For any specific queries regarding the post please contact Prof Toby Gee (

Should you have any queries about the application process please contact Mrs Rusudan Svanidze, Research Operations Manager (

For technical issues when applying online please email

*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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