08 Jan 2022

Postdoc in Pure Maths at Oxford

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Pure Mathematics to work with Professor Vladimir Markovic. The post-holder will be based at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, and will be supported by a Simons Foundation grant. There are funds to support a position for a maximum duration of three years.

The successful candidate will work on research projects in either low dimensional geometry/topology or geometric analysis. They will contribute to the activities of the research group, whilst also managing their own academic research and administrative activities.

Applicants will be expected to have, or be close to completing, a PhD in geometry, topology or a related area, and be able to contribute ideas for new research projects and research income generation. Excellent communication skills are essential, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, and represent the research group at meetings. Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD and/or research background in low dimensional geometry and topology, or geometric analysis.

We proudly hold a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award and a departmental Athena SWAN Silver Award, which guide our progress towards advancing racial and gender equality. As part of our commitment to openness, inclusivity and transparency, we would particularly welcome applications from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in positions of this type at Oxford.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Coordinator (email: vacancies@maths.ox.ac.uk ), quoting vacancy reference 154888.

Applicants will be selected for interview purely based on their ability to satisfy the selection criteria as outlined in full in the job description. You will be required to upload a statement 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 two referees as part of your online application. (NOTE: Applicants are responsible for contacting their referees and making sure that their letters are received by the closing date).

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this vacancy and for further information, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:


Only applications received before 12.00 noon UK time on Monday 10th January 2022 can be considered.