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Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology

Job Details:

Title:Theoretical/Mathematical Physics
Position:Postdoc
Location:Oxford U., Inst. Math.
Contact:Schafer-Nameki, Sakura
Closing Date:2020-11-27

Job Description:

We invite applications for two Postdoctoral Research Associates, funded by the ERC and Simons Foundation, to work with Professor Sakura Schafer-Nameki at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. Both positions are fixed-term for three years and available for an immediate start.

The successful candidates will be part of a research group exploring different aspects of conformal field theories, supersymmetric gauge theories and dualities and their geometric realization. They will manage their own academic research and administrative activities, contribute ideas for new research projects, collaborate in the preparation of research publications and present papers at conferences.

Applicants will be expected to have, or be close to completing, a PhD in theoretical or mathematical physics, and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within established research programmes alongside the ability to manage their own academic research and associated activities.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Coordinator at the email address below, quoting vacancy reference 148036.

Applicants should read the job description before writing their application. You will be required to upload a letter 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 THREE referees as part of your online application, who will have to send their letters directly. (NOTE: Applicants are responsible for contacting their referees and making sure that their letters are received by the closing date).
Only applications received before 12:00 noon UK time on Friday 27 November 2020 can be considered. Interviews are anticipated to take place week commencing Monday 7 December 2020.

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