UNIVERSITY OF SURREY

Research Fellow in Mathematics

Location
Guildford, United Kingdom
Salary
£31,302 to £34,189 per annum
Posted
03 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2019
Ref
013219
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Department of Mathematics

Location:      Guildford
Salary:      £31,302 to £34,189 per annum
Fixed Term
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Sunday 31 March 2019

We are seeking a postdoctoral Research Fellow to join a collaborative project and work with Dr Alessandro Torrielli. The main type of work for the post involves doing research in integrable systems and AdS/CFT correspondences in lower dimensions in the context of string theory, particularly AdS2/CFT1 and its connection to AdS3/CFT2.

The Research Fellow will conduct literature review and theoretical investigation and validation of the main hypotheses set out in the project proposal. Based on critical thinking and rigorous analysis, take initiatives and challenging the original hypotheses is encouraged. One or more publications (solo or joint authorship) in high-ranking mathematical journal is expected.

The post holder must have (by the time of appointment) a PhD in pure/applied mathematics or in theoretical physics, and a good track record of research in mathematical and/or theoretical physics. In particular, research experience in integrable systems, quantum field theory and string theory is desirable.

For informal discussion, please contact directly the Lead Investigator: Dr. Alessandro Torrielli a.torrielli@surrey.ac.uk.

Please note, it is University Policy to offer a starting salary equivalent to Level 3.6 to successful applicants who have been awarded, but are yet to receive, their PhD certificate. Once the original PhD certificate has been submitted to the local HR Department, the salary will be increased to Level 4.1.

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