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Deadline: 2016-04-13
Location: Nottingham, UK

Assistant Professor in Mathematical Physics at Nottingham, UK

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates for the position of Assistant Professor in Mathematical Physics at the School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute substantially to maintaining and enhancing the School’s high standards in teaching and research.

Candidates should hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Mathematics or a related subject and have a commitment to high-quality teaching in mathematics to a broad range of students across science and engineering. The post-holder will undertake original research of international excellence in mathematical physics and related areas of pure mathematics, complementing existing activity within the School. Priority will be given to research in mathematical physics that has the potential to contribute to the creation of new mathematics.

The REF 2014 results place the School in the top 10 nationally within Mathematical Sciences for ‘research power’ and ‘research quality’; with 32% of its research recognised as world-leading and a further 56% as internationally excellent. Its research environment was classified as 75% world-leading in vitality and sustainability, with the remaining 25% internationally excellent, reflecting the outstanding setting the School provides for its academic staff as well as its postdoctoral and postgraduate researchers. Overall the University of Nottingham is ranked 8th in the UK in terms of Research Power. In recognition of its commitment to promoting women in science, the University of Nottingham is one of a small number of universities to hold a Silver Athena SWAN Award.

This post is available from 1 September 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor John Barrett, tel: +44 (0) 115 95 14956 or email: john.barrett[AT] Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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