Postdoctoral Research Assistant for the Simons Collaboration on the Nonperturbative Bootstrap

University of Oxford - Mathematical Institute

Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Oxford

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant position, funded by The Simons Foundation Grant to work with Professor Christopher Beem at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. This is a 2 year fixed-term position and is available from 1 January 2018 or as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will work on research projects related to the grant, contribute ideas for new research projects and present detailed research proposals to senior collaborators. They will also be given the opportunity to undertake teaching which will not exceed 3 hours per week for 24 weeks per annum.

Applicants should have a PhD/DPhil in theoretical physics or mathematics together with expertise in quantum field theory, conformal field theory, supersymmetry, or topological field theory and a strong publication record.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Administrator, quoting vacancy reference 132324.

Applicants should read the job description before writing their application. You will be required to upload a letter setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae including full list of publications, a statement of research interests and the contact details of two referees as part of your online application. (NOTE: Applicants are responsible for contacting their referees and making sure that their letters are received by the closing date.)

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Wednesday 3 January 2018 can be considered.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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