PhD position: Mathematics/Mathematical Physics

University of Hertfordshire

Mathematics/Mathematical Physics group

Project Description

The Mathematics/Mathematical Physics group of the University of Hertfordshire invites applications for a PhD position starting in January 2021.

The closing date for applications is 1st September 2020.

The successful candidate will join the Mathematics/Mathematical Physics group consisting of permanent staff members: Catarina Carvalho, Livia Ferro, Tomasz Lukowski, Vidas Regelskis, Yann Peresse, Ole Steuernagel, Charles Strickland-Constable, and Charles Young. Subject areas covered by our group are topological algebra, quantum groups and representation theory, classical and quantum integrable models, supergravity and generalised geometry, scattering amplitudes in gauge theories, and related topics.

Funding Information

The position is open to all UK/EU candidates and is fully funded for 3.5 years, to start in January 2021.

Application Process

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 [email protected], by the closing date. The application form can be downloaded from

You should include (in section 11 of the form) a brief statement of your interests and experience. You should arrange for your referees to write separately using the form provided, and to send their letters to the same e-mail address, by the closing date.

For practical questions about applications, please contact:

Prospective candidates are encouraged to make informal inquiries to members of the group:

To apply for this PhD, please email

Before sending your email, please double check you have followed all guidelines in this listing and have included a reference number if asked to do so.