University of Sheffield, School of Mathematics & Statistics

Position ID: SoMaS-CHAIR [#15361, UOS024536]
Position Title: Chair in Pure Mathematics
Position Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Pure Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/01/19help popup (posted 2019/12/05, listed until 2020/01/19)
Position Description:    

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The School of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking a Chair in Pure Mathematics. You should have a PhD in Mathematics and will be expected to have a sustained track record of rigorous and original research in pure mathematics, and be able to demonstrate the potential to help build and lead a diverse and successful research group. You should be committed to delivering high-quality teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and have demonstrate the ability to generate research funding. You will be expected to help guide the future strategic direction of the School, and be willing to serve, in due course, in senior management positions.

The School has a strong research ethos and an international reputation in research, with groups in Algebra and Geometry, Number Theory, Topology Fluid Dynamics, Solar Physics and Plasmas, Mathematical Biology and Environment, Gravitation and Cosmology, Probability, and Statistics. There are also fruitful interdisciplinary links across the University. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), 89% of our submission was judged to be either internationally excellent or world leading.

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