Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics

University of Nottingham Department of Mathematical Sciences

Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics

Closing Date
Friday, 18th June 2021
Job Type
Research & Teaching
Mathematical Sciences
£36914 to £49553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

We are looking for an Assistant Professor to deliver high quality teaching and undertake original research of international excellence in Applied Mathematics in the School of Mathematical Sciences, complementing and enhancing current activity across a broad spectrum covering Scientific Computation, Industrial Mathematics, Wave Modelling, and Mathematical Biology. Applications from excellent candidates in any area of Applied Mathematics are welcome, especially those with expertise that mixes Machine Learning and Dynamical Systems.

We believe that talented and inclusive teams deliver the highest quality research and are seeking applications from high quality candidates who enhance the diversity of our existing team. The School is committed to creating opportunities for people traditionally under-represented in Mathematical Sciences.

  • You will be able to carry out duties to the highest standard and to evidence how, through your experience, you will:
  • Plan and deliver high quality teaching on undergraduate and MSc applied mathematics modules
  • Provide curriculum development within your own area of expertise and collaborate with colleagues to design courses and/or programmes
  • Develop research proposals to attract funding from Research Councils, Industry, EU, and other sources
  • Have a proven track-record in publishing research work of international quality in Applied Mathematics or related areas
  • Contribute to the dissemination of research outputs at national/international conferences, workshops, and meetings

 We are looking for a proactive, organised appointee who can evidence:

  • A PhD, or equivalent in applied mathematics, mathematical physics, engineering mathematics or a related subject.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Good pedagogical skills required to teach a range of applied (including service) modules.
  • Proven track-record in publishing research work of international quality in applied mathematics. 

This is a permanent post which is available from 01 September 2021. Full-time work is 36.25 hours per week.  Applications are welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week).  Please specify in your application if you wish to work part-time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered for this post.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Stephen Coombes tel: +44(0)115 846 7836, or email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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