Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Pure Mathematics

Job description

The Pure Mathematics Section in the Department of Mathematics is seeking applications for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (roughly equivalent to assistant/associate professor) position in the field of Analysis and Probability, starting on 1 September 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter. Further information can be found in the Departmental website.

Duties and responsibilities

The post holder will work in an area of Analysis and Probability, and will undertake a self-directed program of research and scholarship at a level commensurate with the current standards of excellence in the Department of Mathematics and Imperial College. The role will involve lecturing undergraduate and post-graduate courses, supervising research and PhD students, and managing staff such as Research Associates. The successful candidate will promote the reputation of the Department, and the College, through scientific meetings and other activities. Areas of current interest in Analysis and Probability in the Pure Mathematics Section include stochastic analysis, probability theory, partial differential equations, functional analysis, harmonic analysis and complex dynamics.

Essential requirements

The essential requirements for this post are as follows: 

  • - A PhD (or equivalent) in Mathematics or a closely related discipline.
  • - Research interests in an area of Analysis and Probability.
  • - A developing national reputation in the field.
  • - An excellent record of research, evidenced by a portfolio of research publications commensurate with career stage.
  • - Experience, or clear potential, of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level across a range of subjects in Pure Mathematics.
  • - Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, particularly with researchers in non-mathematical disciplines.
  • - Ability to interact effectively with the broad range of research expertise in the Department of Mathematics, bringing together mathematical links to develop an exemplary research programme.

Further information

For informal discussions about this position, please contact Professor Martin Liebeck, Head of the Pure Mathematics section (m.liebeck@imperial.ac.uk). 

Information about the post is included in the Job Description (Further Particulars included). 

Guidance on completing the on-line academic application, including mandatory areas that should be included in the application, is available at http://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/guidance-and-faqs/ 

In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach a full CV, with contact details for three referees. 

Should you have any general queries please contact: Emily Michael, Senior HR Administrator (emily.michael@imperial.ac.uk). 

For technical issues when applying online, please contact: recruitment@imperial.ac.uk


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Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • - Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • - Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • - Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • - Deliver positive outcomes
  • - Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • - Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • - Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

Job location: 
Imperial College London
Department of Mathemtics
South Kensington Campus
United Kingdom
Contact and application information
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Contact name: 
Davoud Cheraghi