School of Mathematics

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Noncommutative Ring Theory

A Post-Doctoral Research Associate position funded by the European Research Council is available for research into connections between Noncommutative Ring Theory and Hopf Algebras.

The successful applicant will be working under the supervision of Professor Agata Smoktunowicz in the School of Mathematics. Candidates should already have a research record in Hopf algebras; however, exceptionally strong candidates with a research record related to applications of ring theoretical methods in group theory, Lie algebras or mathematical physics will be also considered.

More information about our thriving groups in algebra and geometry can be found at the Hodge Institute website.

Informal enquiries are encouraged; please contact Agata Smoktunowicz by email:

The University of Edinburgh promotes equality and diversity. We strive for a family friendly School of Mathematics. The School holds a bronze Athena SWAN award and is a supporter of the London Mathematical Society Good Practice Scheme.

Salary: £31,656 - £37,768 per annum

All applicants should apply online via our vacancy website, the application is quick and easy to follow and you will receive email confirmation of safe receipt of your application. The online system allows you to submit attachments.  Please include with your application

  • cv
  • research statement

Please arrange for at least three referees to send letters of recommendation directly to by the closing date.

The closing date is Tuesday 24th May 2016 at 5pm (GMT)