University of Manchester, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 1555-LECTURER [#15771]
Position Title: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Reader in (Statistics, Financial Mathematics, Mathematics of Data Science) (3 posts)
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Probability and Statistics
Application Deadline: finished (2020/03/03, finished 2020/06/08, listed until 2020/04/15)
Position Description:    

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Applications are invited for the above posts, to start in September 2020 or at a mutually agreed alternative date. We are looking for three mathematical scientists of outstanding ability or potential, who are seeking a friendly, supportive and collegial environment in which to develop as world-class researchers and teachers, and to support our undergraduate and MSc programmes in Mathematics, Statistics, Mathematical Finance and Data Science.

These appointments are part of an initiative that is specifically aimed at statistics, financial mathematics, data science and their interfaces with pure and applied mathematics. Applicants with an appetite for interdisciplinary research will be especially welcome, as will applicants with experience in teaching topics in statistics, financial mathematics, data science and related areas of pure and applied mathematics.

Applicants should have research experience commensurate with their career stage (with allowance made for career breaks) and a genuine commitment to, and enthusiasm for, teaching and knowledge transfer.

The positions are usually full time, but applications from individuals seeking part-time, job-share or flexible-working arrangements are welcome.

Happy to talk flexible working.

The Department and University are committed to the well-being and work-life balance of all staff and are keen to accommodate staff with family or caring responsibilities. We have a package of family-friendly policies, covering flexible working, career breaks and entitlement to paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave. For more details on these and other benefits see The positions are usually full time, but applications from individuals seeking part-time, job-share or flexible-working arrangements are welcome.

The Department of Mathematics is fully committed to Athena SWAN principles to promote women in science, and is a supporter of the LMS Good Practice Scheme. The Department is also committed to social responsibilty in its research, teaching and staffing practices: see

Candidates should apply for one post at one level, indicating their intention in their cover letter or personal statement.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Ian Hall, Head of Probability & Statistics


Prof. Andrew Hazel, Head of Applied Mathematics

Dr Charles Eaton, Head of Pure Mathematics

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