06 Nov 2023

United Kingdom

University University of Oxford

Application Deadline November 29, 2023

Original Job Offer

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Operator Algebras

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Operator Algebras to work with Professor Stuart White at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. The position is full time, fixed-term for three years, and supported by a grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), grant reference EP/X026647/1. We anticipate the start-date for this position to be at the beginning of the 2024-25 academic year, with the earliest start-date being 01 September 2024.

The successful candidate will be part of a research group with responsibility for carrying out research in operator algebras and related fields as part of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) grant “Classification, Structure, Amenability and Regularity” (EP/X026647/1). They will be expected to conduct research in operator algebras and related fields which falls within the remit of this large-scale project and will have the opportunity to do so independently and/or collaboratively with other members of the group at Oxford and/or other mathematicians internationally. They are expected to provide informal mentorship of D. Phil students in the group.

We proudly hold a departmental Athena SWAN Silver Award and an institutional Race Equality Charter Bronze Award, which guide our progress towards advancing racial and gender equality. As part of our strategic aim to improve staff equality and diversity, we would particularly welcome applications from women and BAME candidates, who are currently under-represented in positions of this type within the department.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Coordinator (email: vacancies@maths.ox.ac.uk), quoting vacancy reference 169173.

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 Wednesday 29 November, 2023 can be considered.