School of Mathematical Sciences

Postdoctoral Research Assistant (EPSRC) Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems QMUL4525 menu

Postdoctoral Research Assistant (EPSRC) Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems QMUL4525

£35,319 per annum (grade 4)
Closing date: 
Fri, 03/10/2014

We have one opening for a 36 months postdoctoral research assistant position to work on an EPSRC-funded project in Ergodic Optimization. This is a project involving dynamical systems and ergodic theory.

Suitable candidates: The successful candidate will be expected to have a PhD in mathematics or a closely related discipline. Experience in computer programming is desirable.

Information about the School of Mathematical Sciences: The School offers energetic and diverse postgraduate activity across the spectrum of mathematical sciences from pure and applied mathematics to statistics. Our staff include international leaders in many areas of mathematical research, and the School is a hive of activity, providing a vibrant postgraduate life. For more information about the School please see

Contact: Informal enquiries can be made by email to Oliver Jenkinson,
Funding details: The position is supported by the EPSRC.

This full time, 36 months fixed term position is available to start on 1 October 2014, or as soon as possible thereafter. Starting salary will be £35,319, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

To apply for a position in the School of Mathematical Sciences, please go to (link is external) and search with the vacancy reference number QMUL4525. Please ensure you include with your application a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and a research statement.

The closing date for applications is 3 October 2014. Interviews are expected to be held during the week beginning on 6 October.

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