Associate Professor of Number Theory

The Mathematical Institute proposes to appoint an Associate Professor of Number Theory from 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will be appointed to a Tutorial Fellowship at Merton College, under arrangements described in the attached job description.  

The combined University and College salary scale has a minimum point of £48,114 per annum. In addition, the College pays substantial additional benefits including a housing allowance of up to £20,000 p.a. An allowance of £2,804 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.

The main duties of the post are to carry out, disseminate the results of, obtain funding for, and supervise research at a high international standard in Algebraic Number Theory, to teach a range of topics in mathematics via lectures, classes and tutorials, and to perform administrative and pastoral functions associated with teaching and research.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in mathematics or closely related subject and will demonstrate the ability to carry out research at a high international level in some part of Algebraic Number Theory, along with the ability to teach effectively across a range of topics in mathematics. The duties and responsibilities of the post are set out in the job description.

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Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Co-ordinator, quoting vacancy reference 146034.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Friday 30 October 2020 can be considered.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.  The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity.

The department was awarded an Athena SWAN Silver Award in 2017 in recognition of its commitment to addressing gender inequalities, to tackling the unequal representation of women in science, and to improving career progression for female academics.


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Mathematical Institute, Andrew Wiles Building
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road
United Kingdom
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