postdoctoral position in Probability at the University of Bath

A postdoctoral research position is available in the area of probability to start 1 July 2021. The position is available for 2 years and is funded by the EPSRC grant "Random walks in dynamic random environment" of Daniel Kious.

You will be associated with the probability laboratory (Prob-L@B) of the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Bath. Prob-L@B is one of the largest probability group in the UK and benefits from a very active and collaborative team, with expertise covering many areas of Probability, cultivating a high-level and friendly atmosphere. The successful applicant will be expected not only to work on the project, but also to interact with the other members of Prob-L@B.

The area of research will be centred on the mathematical analysis of random walks in random environment or dynamic random environment, reinforced random walks or other processes with reinforcement, percolation, spin systems.

The ideal candidate is expected to have a strong background in discrete probability theory, and have (or expect to obtain shortly) a PhD in Probability, or related areas.

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Generous employer pension contributions
39 days holiday (annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays)
A flexible working environment
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Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work)
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Employee discount scheme

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