Lecturer/Associate Professor in Pure Mathematics

University of Leeds School of Mathematics

Lecturer or Associate Professor in Pure Mathematics

Do you have a proven ability to carry out teaching and research in Pure Mathematics? Do you have an excellent research record and proven success in obtaining funding? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

The School of Mathematics invites applications from academics who have an excellent research record, an aspiration to obtain external research funding and a passion for delivering first-class inspirational teaching and supervision in a top School (in the top 10 REF2014, ranked 9 for research power in REF2021) in a research-intensive UK University.

As a Lecturer, you will carry out research, teaching, and management within the School, Faculty and University and contribute to academic leadership in a field represented by, or with the potential for strong interaction with, one of the research groups in the Department of Pure Mathematics. For appointments at Associate Professor Level, you must also be able to demonstrate international standing in your field, a track record of successful and substantive grant applications, the capacity to deliver an outstanding student experience and an ability to undertake successful academic leadership.

With a vision and drive to develop a prestigious internationally competitive research portfolio as well as a passion for undertaking research-led teaching, you will make a significant impact on the performance, stature, and profile of research and student education at the University of Leeds. You will have a PhD in Mathematics or a relevant discipline.

The Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences holds the Athena Swan Silver Award in recognition of our success in recruiting, retaining, and developing/promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET). The School of Mathematics also offers a number of family-friendly employment practices that are designed to enable a good work-life balance.

What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme plus life assurance – the University contributes 21.6% of salary. 
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!  

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

, Head of Department of Pure Mathematics

Tel: +44(0)113 343 8884


, Head of School of Mathematics

Tel: +44(0)113 343 5414


Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute: School of Mathematics
Category: Academic
Grade: Grade 8 to Grade 9
Salary: £43,414 to £61,823 p.a.
Working Time: 37.5 hours per week
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Ongoing
Release Date: Tuesday 07 February 2023
Closing Date: Tuesday 21 March 2023
Reference: EPSMA1077