Lecturer in Operational Research

Lecturer in Operational Research
University of Southampton - School of Mathematics

£34,745 -£44,016 per annum

The School of Mathematics is seeking to consolidate and develop its research strength in the area of Operational Research. Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Operational Research.

You should have a research background in any area of Operational Research. You should either have a PhD, or have a reasonable expectation of such an award in the near future, and should be able to demonstrate a high-quality research track record with plans for future research activity. Teaching duties may involve a variety of Operational Research-related topics, to be delivered to both an undergraduate (BSc/MMath) audience and to postgraduate students who are enrolled on the MScs in Operational Research, and Operational Research and Finance.

Experience of teaching, assessment of students and dissertation project supervision is desirable. Duties, as determined by the Head of the School of Mathematics, will include: conducting research at international level in Operational Research; applying for externally funded research grants; and teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students including the supervision of research students. As part of the role, you will also be expected to support the effective management and administration within the School of Mathematics.

The position is available from 1 September 2011. Interviews are expected to be held in May or June 2011. As part of the interview process, candidates will be invited to give a research presentation.

Informal enquiries can be made at any time to: Professor Chris Potts, email: C.N.Potts@soton.ac.uk, tel. +44 (0)23 8059 3651 or Professor James Vickers, Head of the School of Mathematics, email: J.A.Vickers@soton.ac.uk, tel. +44 (0)23 8059 5113

Please visit www.jobs.soton.ac.uk and apply on-line, or call 023 8059 2750.

The closing date for applications is 16 May 2011 at 12.00 noon.

Please quote reference number 5468-11-J in all correspondence.

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