University of Leicester

Position ID: 2091-HOD [#12355, 236]
Position Title: Professor in Mathematics and Head of Department
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Leicester, United Kingdom LE1 7RH, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/09/16 (posted 2018/08/24, listed until 2018/09/16)
Position Description:    

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Professor in Mathematics and Head of Department
College of Science and Engineering
Department of Mathematics

Salary Grade 10 - Competitive
Permanent, full time contract, with 4 year tenure as Head of Department
Ref: 236

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. Our strength is built on the talent of our scholars, drawn to us by a mutual passion for discovery. We seek to embed an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit into our research culture, and to create an environment in which both disciplinary excellence and interdisciplinarity thrive.

The Department of Mathematics is one of the most active research departments in the UK with strengths in Pure Mathematics, Numerical Analysis and Modelling, Artificial Intelligence and the Mathematics of Data and Finance. The strategic research focus is in building excellence in mathematical sciences and developing models and techniques which underpin extensive interdisciplinary and industrial collaborations. In this rich and lively research environment, the Department delivers outstanding teaching and provides students with unrivalled preparation for careers in academia, government and the finance and software industries.

As Head of Department you will work with the Head of College and with other Heads of Department and Schools to deliver University strategic objectives. You will be responsible to the Head of College for the highly effective operation and development of your Department, for the leadership and management of the Department’s staff and resources, for the provision of high quality services to its students and for ensuring that the Department complies with the legal and other obligations.

We are seeking an outstanding academic, with first class leadership and management skills and an excellent track record in research. You will undertake research at of a world-leading standard, attract research funding and provide teaching leadership and direction.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme, a generous annual leave allowance and an online portal that offers a range of lifestyle benefits and discounts. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Paul Monks, Head of College, on or 0116 252 2141.

The closing date for this post is midnight 16 September 2018.
Assessments will take on place on 17 October 2018.

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Contact: Professor Paul Monks, 0116 252 2141
Postal Mail:
University Road, Leicester

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