PhD opportunity with the Mathematical Physics group


Qualification type: PhD

Location: Hatfield

Funding amount: Fully funded

Funding for: UK and international applicants

Application closing date: Preference will be given for applications received before 30 May 2021

Expected start: September 2021

Project outline

The Mathematical Physics group of the University of Hertfordshire invites applications for a funded PhD position.

One fully funded position is available for three years to start in September 2021. The successful candidate will work with Charles Young on the Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant "Affine Gaudin Models and Integrable Quantum Field Theory" and will join the Mathematical Physics group consisting of permanent staff members:

  • Livia Ferro
  • Tomasz Lukowski
  • Vidas Regelskis
  • Ole Steuernagel
  • Charles Strickland-Constable
  • Charles Young.

Subject areas covered by our group, include:

  • supergravity and generalised geometry
  • quantum groups and representation theory
  • classical and quantum integrable models
  • scattering amplitudes in gauge theories, and related topics.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to make informal inquiries directly to Charles Young,

Application requirements

How to apply

To apply, a completed application form, along with copies of higher education certificates and or transcripts, a copy of your passport and two letters of reference should be returned by e-mail to Lynette Spelman at the address, by the closing date.

Download the application form.