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Research Associate


Closing date : 05/11/2015
Reference : E&PS-07161
Faculty / Organisational unit : Engineering & Physical Sciences
School / Directorate : School of Mathematics
Division : Pure Mathematics
Employment type : Fixed Term
Duration : From 11 January 2016 until 10 January 2019
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Salary : £30,434 to £37,394 per annum
Hours per week : Full time

The appointment will be in the School of Mathematics, in the Mathematical Logic group. You will work with Dr G. Jones on topics related to the Zilber-Pink conjecture. The position is funded by an EPSRC grant that is part of a joint project with Prof. Jonathan Pila of the University of Oxford. The project is at the interface of model theory, arithmetic and Diophantine geometry.
It is devoted to problems in functional transcendence and Diophantine geometry broadly connected with the Zilber-Pink conjecture.

You should have, or be close to obtaining, a Ph.D. level qualification in mathematics. You should have expertise in arithmetic or diophantine geometry.

The School of Mathematics is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School received a Bronze Award in 2013 for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Gareth Jones, Research Fellow


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

Date of External posting: Monday 5 October 2015

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further details and applications can be found here.

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