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Research Fellow in Representation Theory

University of Birmingham - School of Mathematics

Location: Birmingham
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range £31,406 to £40,927. With potential progression once in post to £43,434 a year. (Please note, this externally funded post has a maximum salary available of £34,304 per annum)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th January 2022
Closes: 23rd January 2022
Job Ref: 98935

Fixed Term – up to 30 July 2022 but may be able to extend so that position is 6 months

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £31,406 to £40,927. With potential progression once in post to £43,434 a year.

Please note, this externally funded post has a maximum salary available of £34,304 per annum

A Research Fellow position in Representation Theory is available in the School of Mathematics at the University of Birmingham funded by an EPSRC grant on Representation theory of modular Lie algebras and superalgebras. The aim of the post is to create and contribute to the creation of knowledge by working on the EPSRC funded research project on Representation theory of modular Lie algebras and superalgebras. The postholder will contribute to the publication of research via peer reviewed publications and presentations, develop research objectives and proposals for own or joint research, analyse and interpret data and apply knowledge in a way which develops new intellectual understanding.

Please note, candidates are requested to attach as documents to their application: a current CV, their reasons for applying (matching themselves to the role), dates they are unavailable for interview and three contactable pre-interview referees.

Informal enquiries to Dr Simon Goodwin; s.m.goodwin@bham.ac.uk  or telephone 0121 414 3414

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Hold, or close to completion of, a PhD in representation theory or related area, or equivalent qualification
  • Prior research experience in representation theory with excellent research outputs or strong research potential
  • Demonstrably high level analytical capability
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate complex information clearly
  • Fluency in relevant models, techniques or methods and ability to contribute to developing new ones
  • Demonstrable ability to assess resource requirements and use resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/ administration processes
  • Proven ability to contribute to the planning and organising of the research programme and/or specific research project
  • Proven ability to co-ordinate own work with others to avoid conflict or duplication of effort

Closing date: 23 January 2022                         

To download the details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below, please quote the appropriate Job Ref in all enquiries, alternatively information can be obtained from http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/jobs/index.aspx

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