Postdoctoral Research Assistant of the Simons Collaboration on the Nonperturbative Bootstrap

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Salary Range: 

£31,604 - £38,833 p.a.

Appointment Term: 

2 year Fixed-term

Closing Date: 

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 12:00


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 (email:, 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).

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.  To apply for this post and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below

Only applications received before 12:00 noon UK time on Wednesday 3rd January 2018 can be considered.

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