Simons Fellowship in Mathematical Physics




Oxford U., Inst. Math.


Closing Date:


Deadline: December 16th, 2010


Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship
Vacancy Reference: BK/10/037
Grade: 7
Salary Range: £28,983 - £35,646
Discretionary Scale: to £38,951
Appointment Term: 3 years

The Simons Foundation has generously provided funding for the appointment of a Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematical Physics for three years. The successful candidate will take up the post before the start of the 2010/11 academic year and will work within the Mathematical Physics Group, headed by Professor Philip Candelas, in the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford. It is intended that the post-holder should be elected to a Research Fellowship at Green Templeton College.

The Simons Postdoctoral Fellow will undertake teaching and research and will already have made a substantial contribution to the field of study and demonstrate outstanding ability and potential. They will also have expertise in some aspect of mathematical physics and be able to demonstrate excellence in independent research. The goal of the Simons Foundation's Fellows Program is to provide the best possible postdoctoral training to a group of the strongest graduating PhDs. The fellowships are therefore restricted to candidates who receive their PhD in the academic year immediately preceding that in which they would become Simons Postdoctoral Fellow.

Further particulars of the post are available from:

The Administrative Assistant (Vacancies),
Mathematical Institute,
24-29 St Giles, Oxford
(email vacancies@maths.ox.ac.uk) and at http://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/notices/vacancies .

Applications including a full curriculum vitae, a letter of application explaining the candidate's suitability for the position and how they meet the selection criteria (see further particulars), a research statement (including details of research achievements and future research), a list of publications and the names and contact details of two referees should be sent to The Administrative Assistant (Vacancies) at the above address by noon on Thursday 16th December 2010 (email applications to vacancies@maths.ox.ac.uk are acceptable). Applicants must arrange for their referees to send references direct to the Administrative Assistant by the same date (fax or email is sufficient). Please quote reference BK/10/037.

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Letters of Reference should be sent to: lmason@maths.ox.ac.uk