Imperial College London, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 434-SENLECT [#21697]
Position Title: Senior Lecturer/Reader/Chair in Mathematical Finance and Statistics
Position Type: Teaching stream faculty
Position Location: London, United Kingdom [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematical Finance and Statistics
Application Deadline: 2023/01/23 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/12/01, finished 2023/07/29, listed until 2023/01/23)
Position Description:    

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Senior Lecturer/Reader/Chair in Mathematical Finance and Statistics 
Starting salary: 
 • Senior Lecturer: £68,313 - £71,264 per annum 
 • From £73,806 per annum for Reader 
 • From £84,491 per annum for Chair 
Location: South Kensington Campus 
Ref: NAT01346 

Imperial College’s Department of Mathematics aims to recruit a Senior Lecturer, Reader, or Professor associated with its Mathematical Finance and Statistics Sections starting in October 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The Mathematical Finance and Statistics Sections at Imperial conduct internationally excellent research across a broad range of areas of stochastic analysis, applied probability, statistics, machine learning, optimal control, and applications to finance. Applicants with strong track records of excellence in research and teaching are encouraged to apply. 

Duties & Responsibilities 
You will conduct internationally excellent research in Mathematical Finance, Statistical Finance, Machine Learning, Probability related to finance, or a related field. It is expected that you will be able to credibly contribute to the Department’s leading MSc programmes in Mathematical Finance and Statistics, supervise high-quality PhD students and manage staff such as Research Associates. You will also promote the reputation of the Department of Mathematics through scientific meetings, scholarship, and other outwardly-facing activities. There are opportunities to participate in Imperial’s exciting IX initiative. 

Full information on duties, responsibilities and criteria can be found in the Job Description on our careersite.

Essential Requirements (Commensurate with level of appointment) 
• A PhD (or equivalent) in Mathematics, Statistics or a closely related field 
• Research interests in Mathematical or Statistical Finance. 
• Proven abilities to conduct a personal research programme at the highest level and to attract competitive research funding 
• Strong leadership potential 
• Experience of collaborative research (desirable) 
• Experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels 

Further Information 
These are full-time roles but part-time may be considered for exceptional candidates. The Department of Mathematics is firmly committed to advancing equality, diversity and inclusion. Imperial is a Disability Confident Leader and is committed to encouraging applications from people with a disability and interviewing all applicants with a disability that meet the minimum essential criteria detailed in the Person Specification. Imperial offers wide range of employee benefits (see For example, Imperial is committed to supporting employees and their families through offering a range of family leave options, special leave and includes opportunities such as the generous Elsie Widdowson Fellowship Award, which permits academic staff to concentrate on their research upon returning from maternity, adoption, surrogacy and/or shared parental leave, for up to 12 months. 

Please see our Further Particulars for more information about the College and the benefits available to staff. 

For informal discussions about this position, please contact Professors Johannes Muhle-Karbe, Head of the Mathematical Finance Section, and/or Guy Nason, Head of the Statistics Section, 

Queries relating to the application process should be directed to: Mrs Maria Monteiro, Senior Appointments Manager, email: 

Closing Date: 23 January 2023 (Midnight GMT) 

To apply please click here Senior Lecturer/Reader/Chair in Mathematical Finance and Statistics | Jobs | Imperial College London

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We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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