Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Probability. The post is available for 3 years from 1 October 2019 (or by negotiation). Appointments will be made at an appropriate point on the University's Research Associate scale. This post is associated with Dr Jason Miller's ERC grant `Stochastic Processes on Random Surfaces' and priority will be given to applicants with expertise in probability and other related fields. The position is associated with a generous research allowance for academic visits, equipment, and conference travel.
The successful candidate will have completed (or be about to complete) a PhD in Probability or a closely related area and will have demonstrated a capacity to produce world-class research. Duties include developing and conducting individual and collaborative research objectives, proposals and projects. Candidates will be expected to plan and manage their own research and administration, with guidance if required. They must be able to communicate material of a technical nature and be able to build internal and external contacts. The post holder may also be asked to assist in the supervision of student projects, the development of student research skills, provide instruction or plan/deliver seminars relating to the research area.
Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Jason Miller (email: LF16969@maths.cam.ac.uk).
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years.
To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.
You will need to upload a full curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a description of your recent and future research projects (not to exceed three pages). The contact details of two academic referees will be required; please ensure that your referees are aware that they will be contacted by the Mathematics HR Office Administrator to request that they upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System; and please encourage them to do so promptly.
The closing date for this position is 31 December 2018. Interviews are expected to take place as soon as possible after the closing date.
Please quote reference LF16969 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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