School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh

Position ID: 713-LECAPPPROB [#11452, 042113]
Position Title: Lectureships/Readerships in Applied Probability
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Edinburgh, City of EH9 3JZ, United Kingdom [map]
Application Deadline: 2018/01/10 (posted 2017/12/04, listed until 2018/01/10)
Position Description:    

Lectureships/Readerships in Applied Probability

Continuing an ambitious long-term plan, which includes expansion into part of the new £40M Bayes Centre, the School of Mathematics is making a number of permanent appointments in the Mathematical Sciences.

As part of this development, we are recruiting in Applied Probability to start on 1 August 2018 or by agreement. We are seeking candidates with a track record of high quality research, and are looking for those who wish to pursue interdisciplinary research with links to other fields, for instance Computing, Engineering or Finance, or links to industry or commerce. As well as carrying out high quality research, the successful candidate will contribute to the teaching of undergraduate courses and to the teaching and further development of our successful MSc programmes in Mathematical Finance.

All applications must be submitted online and include a full CV, a research statement and a teaching statement. In addition we require details of four referees, three to comment on your research and one on your teaching.

Salary Scale: £39,992 - £47,722 per annum. Very strong and experienced applicants may be appointed to a Readership, for which the salary is £50,618 - £56,950.

Applications close at 5pm (UK time) on 10th January 2018.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Iain Gordon (Head of School) email

The University of Edinburgh promotes equality and diversity. We strive for a family-friendly School of Mathematics; we hold a Bronze Athena SWAN award; and support the London Mathematical Society Good Practice Scheme.

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