University of Cambridge, Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

Position ID: CambUK-ASSISTPROF [#23916, LF39430]
Position Title: Faculty Position in Pure Mathematics (Assistant Professorship)
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0WB, United Kingdom [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Pure Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/12/18 11:59PMhelp popup (search halted posted 2023/11/20, listed until 2024/05/20)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics at the University of Cambridge is seeking to recruit two new Faculty members who can contribute to research and teaching in Pure Mathematics from September 2024 (or by agreement).

Appointments will be made at Assistant Professor (Grade 9) which, subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period (5 years), leads to a tenured position.

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in mathematics or a closely related subject. The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong track record of research excellence and will be able to lecture a range of courses in pure mathematics at undergraduate and masters-level. They will have the ability, or potential, to secure research funding to support their research vision and build a network of collaborators. The post-holder will be part of a world-leading department with strong interdisciplinary connections within Cambridge, the UK and internationally.

The University of Cambridge has been ranked in the top 5 for Mathematics in the QS World Rankings for each of the last 5 years. The Mathematics departments occupy a modern, purpose-built campus, also incorporating the Isaac Newton Institute. As well as relocation costs, start-up packages (up to 5 years) are provided to assist the post-holder in establishing their research in Cambridge. Regular sabbatical leave entitlement enables Faculty to focus on research and scholarship.

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You will need to upload a full curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, a list of publications and the contact details of three academic referees. Please ensure that your referees are aware that they will be contacted by the Mathematics HR Office Administrator to request that they upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System; and please encourage them to do so promptly.

Informal enquiries can be directed to Professor Ivan Smith, Head of Department, at

Interviews are likely to be held in the period Jan 29 - Feb 14 2024.

Please quote reference LF39430 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The Department and University are committed to a pro-active and inclusive approach to equality, which supports and encourages all under-represented groups, promotes an inclusive culture and values diversity. We particularly encourage women and candidates from underrepresented minorities to apply.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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