Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Combinatorics

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Salary Range: 

£32,236 - £39,609 p.a.

Appointment Term: 

Fixed-term until 31st December 2020.

Closing Date: 

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:00


We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant position, funded by the European Research Council, to work with Professor Peter Keevash at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. This is a full-time, fixed term position which expires on 31st December 2020.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for carrying out research, and may also provide guidance to students within the Combinatorics research group.  They will also be given the opportunity to undertake teaching which will not exceed 3 hours per week for 24 weeks per annum.

Applicants will be expected to have, or be close to completing, a PhD in mathematics or a related discipline, together with specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within established research programmes and ability to prioritise and organise academic research and associated activities.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Administrator (email:, quoting vacancy reference137615.

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 three 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 14th November 2018 can be considered.

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