Professor of Mathematics

Job title Professor of Mathematics

Department Mathematical Sciences

Grade Competitive Package

Placed on Friday 19 October 2018

Closing date Monday 07 January 2019

Interview date Wednesday 13 February 2019

Reference CC6245


The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Bath is inviting applications for a full professorship in Analysis of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations. This opening follows the recent award of a Royal Society and Medlock Professorship to Manuel del Pino. Outstanding candidates from all areas of Analysis of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations are encouraged to apply.

A second position in Analysis at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader level (Assistant or Associate Professor) is advertised at

Applicants must have a strong research vision, and a track record of engagement within their Department and across the wider mathematical community. Applicants are expected to have an excellent track record of publications and research grant acquisition, commensurate to their stage of career, as well as a keen interest in pursuing excellence in teaching and in supervising graduate students. Key attributes are strategic leadership and the ability to influence and shape the output and success of the Department, and in particular the Analysis group, and within it the research theme of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations. We particularly welcome applications from established Professors, as well as from Readers, Senior Lecturers and Associate Professors or equivalent who can demonstrate a significant upward trajectory.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences has over 70 academic staff from all areas of Mathematics. There are strong interactions between the Analysis group and other groups in the Department, including Algebra & Geometry, Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, and Probability as well as a wide variety of interdisciplinary research projects and industrial collaborations. These activities are supported by the Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistical Applied Mathematics at Bath (SAMBa), which has an annual intake of 10-15 research students. 

Alongside completion of the online application form, candidates should upload:

  • A full Curriculum Vitae
  • A statement of research interests of up to 3 pages
  • A one-page summary of teaching experience

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professors Johannes Zimmer (, Monica Musso ( or the Head of Department, Professor Paul Milewski (

Bath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and provides for a high quality of life, with good transport links to the rest of the UK and fast connections to London.

Applications from all groups currently under-represented in academic posts are particularly encouraged. We are working to improve the present gender balance within the Department, and particularly welcome applications from women. Both the Department and the University are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment. Flexible working options will be considered wherever possible. For more information visit

Interview Date: the week beginning 11 February 2019

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.