Postdoctoral Research Associate in Analytic Number Theory

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Salary Range: 

£32,817 - £40,322 p.a.

Closing Date: 

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 12:00

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Analytic Number Theory to work with Professor James Maynard at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. This is a 3 year fixed term position and funded by ERC Starting Grant 851318.


The successful applicant should have a background and interest in analytic number theory (interpreted broadly), and the ability to work independently as well as in collaboration. They will perform and manage mathematical research projects in Analytic Number Theory, under the supervision Professors Maynard, and write the results up for publication. They will be a member of the number theory research group at Oxford and participate in the activities of the group.


Applicants will have, or be close to completing, a PhD in Mathematics or a related discipline together with the ability to manage their own academic research and associated activities and excellent communication skills.


Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Administrator (email:, quoting vacancy reference 143903.


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 Monday 16 December 2019 can be considered.

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