Jobs in the School of Mathematics

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Lectureship in Pure Mathematics

Closing date : 26/02/2016
Reference : E&PS-07510
Faculty / Organisational unit : Engineering & Physical Sciences
School / Directorate : School of Mathematics
Division : Pure Mathematics
Employment type : Permanent
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Salary : £34,576 to £47,801 per annum
Hours per week : 1.0 FTE

Applications are invited for the above post to start in September 2016 or at a mutually agreed alternative date. Applications are sought from outstanding mathematicians with research interests in any area of pure mathematics.

Your primary duties will be in research and teaching. You should show exceptional promise and ability and have an excellent record of original research achievements commensurate within your stage of career. It is expected that you will develop a high quality research programme within pure mathematics.

You must have, or expect soon to be awarded, a PhD in Pure Mathematics (or have equivalent research experience).

The School and the University are committed to Athena SWAN principles to promote women in science. The University has a package of family-friendly policies, including entitlement to paid maternity leave (http://documents.manchester.ac.uk/display.aspx?DocID=10) and paternity leave (http://documents.manchester.ac.uk/display.aspx?DocID=796).

The School of Mathematics is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School received a Bronze Award in 2013 for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit http://www.maths.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/athena-swan/

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of Pure Mathematics, Dr Mark Kambites (mark.kambites@manchester.ac.uk).

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date. Further details and applications can be found here.

 

Fielden Chair in Pure Mathematics

Closing date : 26/02/2016
Reference : E&PS-07515
Faculty / Organisational unit : Engineering & Physical Sciences
School / Directorate : School of Mathematics
Division : Pure Mathematics
Employment type : Permanent
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Salary : Negotiable - on the professorial scale
Hours per week : full time

Background and context

The School of Mathematics seeks to appoint to the Fielden Chair in Pure Mathematics, which has become vacant upon the retirement of Professor Alex Wilkie FRS.

The School is one of the largest mathematics departments in the UK, with approximately 75 permanent academic staff including 26 in pure mathematics. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, over 90% of our research was rated internationally excellent or world-leading.

The role

The Fielden Chair is the senior chair in pure mathematics; previous holders are Louis J. Mordell, Max Newman, Frank Adams, Ian Macdonald, Norman Blackburn and Mark Pollicott. You will play a leading role in the life of the School, including research, teaching and service / leadership.

The person

You will be either an established leader in your research field, or a researcher at an earlier career stage with clearly demonstrated potential to become a world-leader. You will also have a genuine enthusiasm for and commitment to excellence in, teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Salary is by negotiation, with scope to fully recognise applicants at the very highest level. The post is usually full-time, but a part-time appointment may be considered, and is available from September 2016 or a mutually agreeable alternative.

The School of Mathematics is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School received a Bronze Award in 2013 for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit http://www.maths.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/athena-swan/

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Dr Mark Kambites, Head of Pure Mathematics

Email: mark.kambites@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 01565 818 234

Date of external posting: Friday 11 December 2015

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date. Further details and applications can be found here.

 

 

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