University College London (UCL), Mathematics

Position ID: 1002-L [#18761]
Position Title: Lecturer in Pure Mathematics
Position Location: London, London, City of, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/12/05 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/10/26, listed until 2021/12/05)
Position Description:    

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Lecturer in Pure Mathematics Full time Permanent Salary: UCL Grade 8. The salary range will be £45,610 - £53,757 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Department of Mathematics London

The Department of Mathematics of UCL invites applications from candidates for the post of Lecturer in Pure Mathematics. The successful candidates will be expected to conduct a vigorous, high-level research programme in pure mathematics, including publishing in peer-reviewed journals and supervising PhD students, and be active in seeking to obtain external income to support their research. They will contribute to the teaching of courses and the supervision of projects at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and provide outstanding pastoral care and support to students. They will work collaboratively, fairly and equitably with colleagues from different backgrounds, recognising the expertise and skills brought by each.

The responsibilities of the post will include: carrying out vigorous, high-level research in the area of pure mathematics, submitting publications to refereed journals; participating in local seminars and in national and international conferences; contributing to the educational provision of the department; and continuing our progress towards equality, diversity and inclusion.

The department has internationally recognised research groups in pure and applied analysis; fluid mechanics; mathematical physics; geometry and topology; algebra, number theory and combinatorics; mathematical modelling in biology, finance, industry and society.

UCL Mathematics is committed to developing the careers of all its academic and professional service staff by providing a supportive environment enabling them to flourish. Our achievement is recognised by an Athena SWAN Silver award, support of the London Mathematical Society Good Practice Scheme and excellent results in recent staff surveys on questions related to equal opportunities.

The posts are available from 1 September 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent qualification in pure mathematics, a developing record of international research excellence and publishing in pure mathematics. As well as a record of presenting mathematics research at national and international conferences, meetings and/or workshops, they will also have teaching experience in mathematics, together with a commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to teach using remote working technologies. The successful candidate will have experience of running research projects in mathematics where opportunities have existed, and show commitment to work collaboratively, fairly and equitably with colleagues in different roles and from different backgrounds.

An outstanding candidate will have a track record of international research excellence in pure mathematics, a record of attracting external funding to support research activity in mathematics and of successful supervision and mentoring of graduate students and research staff. They will also have a clear vision for the potential impact of their research and have an established record of excellent teaching in mathematics and the supervision of student projects or dissertations. The candidate will also have experience in improving accessibility or equality of opportunity in an academic setting and some experience of curriculum and programme development.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to and search on Reference Number 1879466

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Adrianna Mickiewicz (

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Head of Department, Professor Helen Wilson, tel +44 20 7679 1302, email:; Head of Pure Mathematics, Professor Leonid Parnovski, email:; Chair of the Departmental Teaching Committee, Professor Nadia Sidorova, email:

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59. Closing Date: 05/12/21 Interview Date: TBC

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

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