Research Assistant in Mathematics
Fixed term for 36 months Salary range: £32,380- £34,040 per annum Maximum salary on appointment: £32,380 per annum Applications are invited for the position of Research Assistant in the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London. The position is funded by the European Research Council, and forms part of a program involving the stability of black hole spacetimes in general relativity.
Job listing information
- Reference NAT00129
- Date posted 22 March 2018
- Closing date 4 May 2018
Fixed term for 36 months
Salary range: £32,380- £34,040 per annum
Maximum salary on appointment: £32,380 per annum
Applications are invited for the position of Research Assistant in the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London. The position is funded by the European Research Council, and forms part of a program involving the stability of black hole spacetimes in general relativity.
Duties and responsibilities
The project will involve doing a PhD under the supervision of Dr Gustav Holzegel (and his research group at Imperial) on topics related to the analysis of the Einstein equations. Depending on the expertise and interests of the candidate, this will involve, with potentially different weightings, the study of non-linear partial differential equations, Lorentzian geometry and the analysis of black hole spacetimes.
It is essential that the candidate holds a first class undergraduate degree and it is desirable that he or she has taken introductory courses in Differential Geometry and Partial Differential Equations or a General Relativity course in the Physics Department.
Skills and abilities:
• Ability to carry out original research and to write a PhD thesis
• Ability to identify, develop and apply new concepts, techniques and methods
• High level analytical capability
Please complete and upload an application form as directed, also providing a CV and the names of two referees.
For additional information please contact Dr Gustav Holzegel (email@example.com).
Should you have any queries about the application process please contact Mrs Rusudan Svanidze, Research Operations Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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