Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Mathematical Analysis University of Reading Department of Mathematics & Statistics United Kingdom

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Mathematical Analysis

 
Whiteknights Reading UK


Job reference: SRF28655


Location: Whiteknights Reading UK


Closing date: 17/05/2019


Job live date: 09/04/2019


Salary: £30,395 to £35,211 per annum


Employment type: AR-Research


Department: School of Mathematical Physical & Computational Sciences


Division: Mathematics & Statistics


Hours per week: 1.00 FTE


Employment Basis/Type: Full-time,Fixed-term up to 2 years

 

 

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Mathematical Analysis for a fixed term for up to 24 months.

 

The post holder will work full time investigating the operator and spectral theory of integral operators, with particular focus on layer potential operators in 3D. Applications are welcome from candidates with a background in any aspect of pure mathematical analysis. Research experience or interest in one of the following areas is particularly helpful: operator theory, spectral theory, harmonic analysis, or pseudodifferential operators. 

 

This post is advertised in connection with the EPSRC project “Plasmon resonances and the Neumann-Poincaré operator for 3D domains with singularities”, ref. EP/S029486/1. More information about this project can be found at:https://gow.epsrc.ukri.org/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/S029486/1

 

The position will involve carrying out research toward the project objectives, writing research articles for publication, presenting research at conferences, and visiting project partners. A significant travel budget is available to support the post holder for the duration of the project. 

 

The post will be hosted within the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the University of Reading. For further information about the department, please see https://www.reading.ac.uk/maths-and-stats/


The position is for a fixed term up to 24 months.

Provisional interview date: 05/06/2019.

Start date: 2 September 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter.

 

You will have:
•    Either obtained or be near completion of a PhD in mathematics.
•    Significant prior research achievements in pure mathematical analysis.
•    The ability to carry out mathematics research, independently and in a team.

 

Other desirable skills:
•    Research experience in one of the following areas: operator theory, spectral theory, harmonic analysis, or pseudodifferential operators.
•    Some experience of presenting research findings in conferences, workshops, or seminars

 

Informal contact details                                      Alternative informal contact details

Contact role: Principal Investigator                      Contact role: Departmental Secretary

Contact name: Karl-Mikael Perfekt                      Contact name: Ruth Harris

Contact phone: 0118 378 4272                           Contact phone: 0118 378 8022

Contact email: k.perfekt@reading.ac.uk               Contact email: r.m.harris@reading.ac.

 

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

 


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