Postdoc in Mathematical Analysis

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Mathematical Analysis

Salary: £30,395 to £35,211 per annum Employment type: AR-Research Department: School of Mathematical Physical & Computational Sciences Division: Mathematics & Statistics Hours per week: 1.00 FTE Employment Basis/Type: Full-time,Fixed-term up to 2 years

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Mathematical Analysis for a fixed term for up to 24 months.

The post holder will work full time investigating the operator and spectral theory of integral operators, with particular focus on layer potential operators in 3D. Applications are welcome from candidates with a background in any aspect of pure mathematical analysis. Research experience or interest in one of the following areas is particularly helpful: operator theory, spectral theory, harmonic analysis, or pseudodifferential operators.

This post is advertised in connection with the EPSRC project “Plasmon resonances and the Neumann-Poincaré operator for 3D domains with singularities”, ref. EP/S029486/1. More information about this project can be found at:

The position will involve carrying out research toward the project objectives, writing research articles for publication, presenting research at conferences, and visiting project partners. A significant travel budget is available to support the post holder for the duration of the project.

The post will be hosted within the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the University of Reading. For further information about the department, please see

The position is for a fixed term up to 24 months. Provisional interview date: 05/06/2019. Start date: 2 September 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter.

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Job location: 
University of Reading
Whiteknights, PO Box 217
United Kingdom
Contact and application information
Friday, May 17, 2019
Contact name: 
Karl-Mikael Perfekt
Contact email: 
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