Associate Professor of Mathematical Physics

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Salary Range: 

Salary from £48,114 p.a.

Appointment Term: 

Permanent upon completion of a successful review during the first 5 years

Closing Date: 

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 12:00

The Mathematical Institute proposes to appoint an Associate Professor (or Professor) of Mathematical Physics from 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will be appointed to a Tutorial Fellowship at Wadham College, under arrangements described in the attached job description.

The combined University and College salary scale has a minimum point of £48,114 per annum. In addition, the College pays substantial additional benefits including a housing allowance of £9,165 p.a. An allowance of £2,804 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.

The main duties of the post are to carry out, disseminate the results of, obtain funding for, and supervise research at a high international standard in Mathematical Physics, to teach a range of topics in mathematics via lectures, classes and tutorials, and to perform administrative and pastoral functions associated with teaching and research.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in mathematics, physics or a closely related subject, and will demonstrate the ability to carry out research at a high international level in Mathematical Physics, with preference given to theoretical high-energy physics, along with the ability to teach effectively across a range of topics in mathematics. The duties and responsibilities of the post are set out in the job description.

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

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Coordinator (email: telephone +44 (0)1865 273518), quoting vacancy reference 148290.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Monday 1 February 2021 can be considered.

We proudly hold a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award and a departmental Athena SWAN Silver Award, which guide our progress towards advancing racial and gender equality. As part of our commitment to openness, inclusivity and transparency, we would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in academic posts at Oxford. The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity.

The department was awarded an Athena SWAN Silver Award in 2017 in recognition of its commitment to addressing gender inequalities, to tackling the unequal representation of women in science, and to improving career progression for female academics.

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