University Lecturer in Pure Mathematics (Two Posts), University of Cambridge

Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge

Salary: £39,992-£50,618

Applications are invited for two University Lectureships in Pure Mathematics to commence on 1 September 2018 or by agreement. Appointment will be made at an appropriate point on the University scale and will be for a probationary period of five years with appointment to the retiring age thereafter, subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Mathematics or equivalent and be able to demonstrate an outstanding research record in an area of Pure Mathematics. Applicants will be expected to give undergraduate and masters-level lectures, taking feedback from students and providing them with career or pastoral advice, and perform other usual departmental duties such as those associated with examinations. They will be expected to investigate new areas of research and funding opportunities, and submit grant applications. They will also be required to write papers for publication, attend conferences, network with national/international colleagues and give presentations.

In exceptional circumstances, it may be possible to offer a supplement to the salary range stated for this role of up to £10,000. Any such supplement would be awarded on the basis of a demonstrable history of exceptional achievement and is entirely at the discretion of the University.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

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 contactable at any time during the selection process, and are made 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 about the position may be made to Professor Gabriel Paternain (Head of Department - email:

Further information for applicants is available at

Please quote reference LF12940 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University of Cambridge values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The Department would particularly welcome applications from women, since women are, and have historically been, underrepresented on our academic staff.

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

Closing Date: Friday 1st December 2017

Job location: 
Centre for Mathematical Sciences
Wilberforce Road
United Kingdom
Contact and application information
Friday, December 1, 2017
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Maths HR Office
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