Arnold Fellowships in physics and mathematics

The London Institute is hiring five three-year Arnold Fellows from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus in theoretical physics and mathematics.

About the role

The posts are full-time positions and last three years. Salaries will be benchmarked against comparable posts at the University of London. Visas will be issued via the UK Global Talent programme. Job activities include:

  • Conduct research in theoretical physics or mathematics.
  • Publish discoveries in leading journals and disseminate them.
  • Be present in the building and interact with scientists and staff.
  • Be curious about the work of other researchers at the Institute.
  • Help communicate our research and vision to broad audiences.

About the candidate

Arnold Fellowships are for Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian nationals to move to London and take up research posts at the London Institute for Mathematical Sciences. They are for world-class academic researchers in theoretical physics and mathematics. To access the broadest spectrum of talent, we will consider applicants from a wide range of career stages, so long as they have a record of research output at the highest level.

About the London Institute

The London Institute for Mathematical Sciences is an independent institute for fundamental research in physics and mathematics. It gives scientists the freedom and support to make fundamental discoveries full-time. There are no teaching duties.

The Institute is located in the Royal Institution in Mayfair, which provides it with room to expand. This iconic building has witnessed the discovery of 10 chemical elements and electromagnetism and has 15 Nobel Prizes.

You can learn more about the London Institute at our About and Perspectives pages.

How to apply and closing date

To apply, please send a CV to at@lims.ac.uk. Strong candidates will be invited for an interview.

The Arnold Fellowships opened for applications on 13 May 2022. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until suitable candidates are appointed. As of July, four posts remain vacant.