Postdoctoral Research Associate in Algebraic Geometry

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work with Professors Balazs Szendroi and Kevin McGerty on an exciting project in Algebraic Geometry. The position is fixed-term for 9 months, and the post-holder will be based at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford.

The successful candidate will conduct research relating to Professor Szendroi and Professor McGerty’s EPSRC grant ‘Moduli spaces attached to singular surfaces and representation theory’. They will contribute to the activities of the research group, whilst also managing their own academic research and associated activities.

You will have a PhD in algebraic geometry or a related area of pure mathematics, and possess sufficient specialist knowledge and skills to work within established research programmes. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience of working in areas related to the project, including Hilbert schemes, moduli spaces of sheaves, and/or geometric representation theory related to these areas.

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Informal enquiries about the post itself can be addressed to Professor Szendroi ( Please direct informal enquiries about the recruitment process to the Recruitment Coordinator using the email address below, quoting vacancy reference 147870.

Please note that applicants will be selected for interview purely based on their ability to satisfy the selection criteria outlined in the attached job description. You will be required to upload a letter 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).

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Friday 30 October 2020 can be considered. Interviews are anticipated to take place week commencing Monday 9 November 2020.


Job location: 
Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Woodstock Road
United Kingdom
Contact and application information
Friday, October 30, 2020
Contact name: 
The Recruitment Co-ordinator
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