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Postdoctoral Research Assistant

£30,229 - £33,659 per annum (grade 4)
Closing date: 
Fri, 19/02/2010

Candidates should have a strong research background in Combinatorics and experience with Extremal Combinatorics. Applications are particularly welcome from candidates with knowledge of the Szemeredi Regularity Lemma, probabilistic methods, algebraic methods and other techniques used in the field. Applicants should have a PhD in Mathematics or a related field at the time of commencing employment, but it is permissible for the viva to be pending if they have written their PhD thesis and have a strong statement from their PhD adviser.

This full time, 2 year fixed term position is available to start ideally on 1 September 2010, and no later than 31 December 2010 with a salary range of £30,229 - £33,659 per annum inclusive.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries for further information are encouraged. These may be addressed to Dr. Peter Keevash on Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 3160 or email:

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Please see below to download an application form and for further details about the vacancy. Alternatively please visit the Human Resources website on

Completed application forms and a CV, including publications list and a research statement, should be returned, preferably by post, quoting the reference number 10016/SP to Mariana Carter, School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS. Alternatively, applications can be sent electronically, to

The closing date for applications is Friday 19th February 2010.

Interviews are expected to be held during week commencing 1st March 2010.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to advise candidates who have been unsuccessful in their application.

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