Research Fellow – AR2917HM
School of Mathematics and Statistics
Vacancy Description
School of Mathematics and Statistics Salary: £37,099 - £39,347 per annum Start Date: 1 September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter Fixed Term: 42 months

Applications are sought for a committed Post-doctoral Research Fellow to work with Professor Jonathan Fraser conducting research for a Leverhulme Trust funded project entitled A refined Fourier analysis.  The primary duties will be to work on research problems related to the project and under the guidance of the PI, publish research papers, and more generally contribute to the research activities of the Research Group and School.  


The successful applicant will have (or be near to completion of) a PhD in Mathematics with expertise in at least one of Fractal Geometry, Geometric Measure Theory, Fourier Analysis, Harmonic Analysis, Additive Combinatorics.  You will be a member of the successful Analysis Research Group (  


The post is available for 42 months starting 1st September 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter.  


Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:

·       Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays

·       Financial contribution to relocation

·       Membership of the USS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions

·       A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies

·       Staff discount scheme for local and national goods and services

·       Free staff parking, employee Carshare and Cycle to Work Schemes and subsidised local bus travel

·       Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff/children of staff, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme and a range of wellbeing initiatives  


Further details of the project can be found by contacting Professor Jonathan Fraser ( and informal inquiries can be made to either Prof Jonathan Fraser or Dr Natalia Jurga (  


We are fully committed to equality and diversity in our recruitment and employment policies.  We operate family-friendly hours for core meetings and are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for staff.   


Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian, Minority or Ethnic (BAME) community and those with other protected characteristics who are underrepresented in academic posts at the University.  


Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience.  We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter and Race Charters). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network.  Full details available online:  


The School of Mathematics and Statistics is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment that supports equality of opportunity and fair and equal representation for all. Equality,diversity and inclusion - School of Mathematics and Statistics - University of StAndrews (  


Closing Date: 28 February 2024


Interview Date: March 2024


Please quote ref: AR2917HM


Further Particulars: AR2917HM FPs.doc


School of Mathematics and Statistics

Salary: £37,099 - £39,347 per annum

Start Date: 1 September 2024

Fixed Term: 42 months