University College London (UCL), Mathematics

Position ID: 1002-LFM [#16591]
Position Title: Lecturer in Financial Mathematics
Position Type: Academic admissions
Position Location: London, London, City of, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/11/29 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/10/23, listed until 2021/03/17)
Position Description:    

Full Time :

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 8. The salary range will be £44,737 - £52,764 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The Department of Mathematics of UCL invites applications from candidates for the permanent post of Lecturer in Financial Mathematics. The successful candidates will be expected to conduct a vigorous, high-level research programme in financial 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, primarily at postgraduate level on the MSc in Financial Mathematics. They will assist with the administration of the MSc programme and will endeavour to develop research links and joint research projects with the finance industry.

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. This new post is an expansion of the financial mathematics group.

The post is available from 1 June 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent qualification in financial mathematics or a related discipline and a developing record of international research excellence, and publishing in the field of financial mathematics. As well as a record of presenting mathematics research at national and international conferences, meetings and/or workshops. They will also show a commitment to sustained excellence in research and teaching, have teaching experience in mathematics, and experience of running research projects where opportunities have existed. They will demonstrate the ability to teach using remote working technologies and demonstrate excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills.

An outstanding candidate will have a record of successful supervision and mentoring of graduate students, and research staff, and a record of attracting external funding to support research activity in mathematics. They will have an established record of excellent teaching in mathematics and the supervision of student projects or dissertations. As well as an experience of academic programme and course development in mathematics, strong links with industrial practitioners of financial mathematics and a track record of international research excellence in financial mathematics.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to and search on Reference Number 1872382

Please note that you will be required to upload your curriculum vitae, list of publications, names and contact details of three referees.

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, email or the Programme Director of the MSc in Financial Mathematics, Dr Andrea Macrina, email

Closing Date: 29/11/2020

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: November/December 2020

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