University of Birmingham, Mathematics

Position ID: 531-PMDD [#19061]
Position Title: Professor of Mathematics and Deputy Dean
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline: 2021/11/28 6:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/18, finished 2022/06/04, listed until 2022/05/18)
Position Description:    

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People are at the heart of what we are and do. We want to attract outstanding, inspirational, and talented people, support them to succeed, and celebrate their success. Working at the University of Birmingham gives you access to the best financial and physical resources, a beautiful campus and an intellectually stimulating and diverse community. Our sector leading development programmes have made this a place where staff can thrive and recognition by Athena Swan, Stonewall, and Two Ticks demonstrates our commitment to supporting talented people from all backgrounds.

Role Summary

We deliver 4 undergraduate programmes - Applied Mathematics with Mathematics; Economics; Statistics and Information Computing Science at our Joint Institute in Guangzhou, China.

The Institute is highly successful and we are looking to appoint at Professorial level for the Deputy Dean of the Joint Institute. This role leads the Birmingham team at the Joint Institute, with the managerial and interpersonal expertise to navigate complex international education projects and relationships. As a Professor, you will provide senior academic and management leadership to the team and wider School, research leadership and bring international esteem, ideally in either financial mathematics, data science or statistics.

This is a highly collaborative role and provides an exciting opportunity to lead and develop the J-BJI Lecturing team to maintain and grow the excellent quality of teaching internationally and in the UK, along with consolidating existing business and identifying and progressing opportunities for expansion.

You will need to have excellent relationship and staff development skills and high-level experience and international reputation in mathematics, statistics or a closely related area.

Working at the University of Birmingham brings many benefits, from generous holiday leave, to reward and recognition. The University offers a range of benefits to help you achieve a better balance between your family and work responsibilities. We provide discounts on childcare and have two-day nurseries and a holiday club on or near campus. In addition, you can benefit from a number of retail offers and discounts and you will have the opportunity to join private medical and dental schemes such as the National Dental Plan. For more information about staff benefits, please visit:

Our beautiful campus is one of our greatest assets. We are like a city within a city with all our buildings and amenities on a single site. Our striking architecture and 250-acres of parkland will inspire you to make the most of your time here and not only that but it has all the amenities of a small town. You will find bars, shops, a hair salon, opticians, travel agents, a concert hall, fine art gallery, geology museum and major banks on campus. You will also be able to take advantage of the fruit stall and regular Farmer’s Markets that take place here.

Informal Enquiries to Professor Chris Good, Head of School

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University of Birmingham
School of Mathematics
B15 2TT