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Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Cambridge - Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £45,585 to £57,696
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th November 2023
Closes: 31st December 2023
Job Ref: LE39311

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. The Theoretical Physics Group in DAMTP includes Alejandra Castro, Nick Dorey, Maciej Dunajski, Sean Hartnoll, Harvey Reall, Jorge Santos, David Skinner, David Tong and Aron Wall as well as other researchers and postdocs. The post is available from 1st September 2024 for a 36-month, full-time contract.

This position is funded by the Simons Collaboration on Celestial Holography, made up of 13 Principal Investigators at 10 institutions around the world. The post carries the title "Simons Fellow in Celestial Holography," and carries with it the benefit of substantial opportunities for travel and scientific interaction. This includes funded travel to Collaboration meetings, workshops and schools as well as the potential for intra-collaboration research visits.

In addition to working with the grant holder David Skinner, the successful candidate will be expected to develop and pursue their own research. You must be able to communicate material of a technical nature and will be expected to deliver seminars relating to your research. You may also be asked to assist in the supervision of student projects and to provide instruction in your research area.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in either Theoretical Physics or Mathematics and will have a strong track record of excellence in research, particularly in areas related to Celestial Holography, Scattering Amplitudes and Twisted Holography.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact LE39311@maths.cam.ac.uk.

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Please submit a full CV, a brief description of your recent research (no more than 3 pages) and the names and contact details of 3 academic referees on the online application form.  Please ensure that your referees are aware that they will 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 respond promptly.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an online interview soon after the closing date.

Please quote reference LE39311 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. We particularly welcome applications from women and /or candidates from a BAME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Department.

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