I am going to submit my application to a postdoc in math. In support of my application, I have been asked about what I can do, and they have mentioned that
You should pay particular attention to the person specification as you will only be shortlisted if you can demonstrate that you meet all of the essential criteria.
But I do not know exactly what they mean by the above mentioned statement? Can I provide a brief description of my scientific background and its relation to the advertised project?
There exists a brief description of the project, including the area of research.