Jobs in the School of Mathematics

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Lecturer in Applied Mathematics

Closing date : 31/07/2015

Reference : E&PS-06548

Faculty / Organisational unit : Engineering & Physical Sciences

School / Directorate : School of Mathematics

Division : Applied Mathematics

Employment type : Permanent

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester

Salary : £34,233 to £47,328 per annum

Hours per week : Full-time

You will join the Applied Mathematics Group within the School of Mathematics at the University of Manchester. We welcome applications from researchers whose interests complement and extend existing activity within the School. Researchers with interests addressing data-driven or interdisciplinary applications (for example in industry, medicine, biology or geophysics) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Your primary duties will lie in research and teaching, with some administrative duties. You will be expected to build independent and externally funded research programmes in any areas which complement and strengthen existing fields of research, and which are aligned with the University and Faculty research strategies.

You must have (or be on course for) a PhD in a relevant discipline and ideally have experience of inter-disciplinary research. Also required are a record of original high-quality research, with evidence given by publications in internationally-leading journals, good communication skills and an ability to foster interdisciplinary collaboration, the capability for developing and leading new research areas, establishing links with industry and other academic researchers, and generating funding streams from research councils, the European Commission and industry, the potential for knowledge transfer to industry, and the ability to deliver high-quality lectures and tutorials / supervisions to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The post is available from 1 September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
General informal enquiries
Professor Peter Duck, Head of School (Mathematics)
Telephone: +44 (0)161 275 5831

Subject-specific enquiries
Professor Oliver E Jensen (Mathematics)
Telephone: + 44 (0)161 306 3685

General enquiries:
Telephone: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:
Telephone: 01565 818 234

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