Vacancy reference
Salary range
£36,386 - £42,155 per annum
Appointment term
Fixed-term (24 months)
Closing date

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with a background in number theory, to work alongside Professor James Newton at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. The position is full time, and fixed-term for two years. We anticipate a starting date of the start of the academic year 2023-24.

The successful candidate will conduct research in number theory as part of the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship “Reciprocity, functoriality and the p-adic Langlands programme”. Relevant areas of expertise include Galois representations and automorphic forms, p-adic automorphic forms and arithmetic geometry. The precise research topics to be investigated can be tailored to the post-holder’s prior experience and interests. They will have the opportunity to write up their results for publication and represent the research group at external meetings/seminars, whilst also managing their own academic research and administrative activities.

Applicants will be expected to have, or be close to completing, a PhD in mathematics or a related discipline. They will possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline, and be able to demonstrate an excellent track record of research in the area, appropriate to career stage. They will have excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publications and present research proposals and results, and be able to manage their own academic research and associated activities.

We proudly hold a departmental Athena SWAN Silver Award and an institutional Race Equality Charter Bronze Award, which guide our progress towards advancing racial and gender equality. As part of our strategic aim to improve staff equality and diversity, we would particularly welcome applications from women and BAME candidates, who are currently under-represented in positions of this type within the department.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Coordinator (email: @email), quoting vacancy reference 161162.

Applicants will be selected for interview purely based on their ability to satisfy the selection criteria as outlined in full in the job description. You will be required to upload a statement 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 sent directly to @email by the closing date).

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

Only applications received before 12.00 noon UK time on Wednesday 7th December 2022 can be considered.

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