Research Fellow in Combinatorics - School of Mathematics - 96492 - Grade 6

University of Birmingham

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Town/City:

Birmingham


Position type:

Full time


Salary:

£30,942.00 - £42,792.00

17 Nov 2020
15 Feb 2021

Full details:

Reference number: BIR-200002Q1

Position Details

Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,942 to £40,322, with potential progression once in post to £42,792

Band/Grade: Grade 7

Hours: Full time

Duration: Fixed-term for up to 24 months

Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK

Closing date: 20th December 2020

 

Summary of role

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Combinatorics is required to work with Dr Richard Montgomery in the School of Mathematics. The position is funded by the ERC grant 'Spanning Subgraphs in Graphs'.

The successful candidate will work on research projects in Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics. You will work in collaboration with Dr Richard Montgomery as well as manage your own research projects. You will conduct academic research and administrative activities, collaborate with other members of the group or more broadly, and help foster a positive research culture.

 

Main Duties/Responsibilities

The responsibilities will include the responsibilities outlined:

  • To conduct original research within the research project.
  • To interact with the members of the Combinatorics, Probability and Algorithms group, including PhD students, through active participation in reading seminars and joint research activities. The profile and research interests of this group may be found at: http://web.mat.bham.ac.uk/combinatorics/
  • Present research outputs, including drafting academic publications and speaking at conferences.

 

Person Specification

  • High level analytical capability.
  • Applicants will be expected to hold or be close to obtaining a PhD or equivalent qualification(s) in Combinatorics, or a related area of mathematics.
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly.
  • Specialist knowledge in the discipline and ability to contribute ongoing work projects.

Informal enquires to Dr Richard Montgomery (r.h.montgomery@bham.ac.uk)

 

Notes for applicants

Please attach a CV and research statement. In the application questions feel free to refer the reader to the relevant sections in the research statement and CV if appropriate.

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