Lecturer (Assistant Professor)/Senior Lecturer/Reader (Associate Professor) in Applied Mathematics

Job title Lecturer (Assistant Professor)/Senior Lecturer/Reader (Associate Professor) in Applied Mathematics

Department Mathematical Sciences

Salary Starting from £38,511, rising to £54,841

Grade Grade 8 to Grade 9

Placed on Friday 10 July 2015

Closing date Thursday 01 October 2015

Interview date Friday 20 November 2015

Reference FY3282


The Department invites applications from excellent candidates for two positions in Applied Mathematics. Applications are welcome in any area of Applied Mathematics which complements and enhances existing activity at Bath.  We particularly welcome candidates whose work lies in one or more of the areas:

Networks and Collective Behaviour
Mathematical Control Theory and Applications
The intersection of Applied Mathematics with Statistics

The Department intends that one of the two appointments should be in Networks & Collective Behaviour.

Current research in Applied Mathematics at Bath includes: Applied Analysis and Differential Equations, Continuum Mechanics of Solids and Fluids, Dynamical Systems & Complexity, Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Control Theory,   Networks & Collective Behaviour and Numerical Analysis & Scientific Computing.  

A successful applicant at Senior Lecturer/Reader Level (roughly equivalent to Associate Professor) will have an outstanding track record of independent research of international standing. At Lecturer level (roughly equivalent to Assistant Professor), a successful applicant will have shown exceptional potential for achieving such research excellence.

The appointee will be expected to sustain a leading research programme, and to be active in developing and submitting competitive applications for external funding.  Candidates should also have a strong interest in pursuing excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and in supervising graduate students.

Both the Department and the University are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment. We are working to improve the present gender balance within the Department, and particularly welcome applications from women.

Alongside completion of the online application form, it is essential that candidates upload:

  1. a full Curriculum Vitae,
  2. a statement of research interests of up to 3 pages explaining how their work would complement and strengthen existing activity at Bath,
  3. a one page summary of teaching experience, including a statement of which courses in our existing undergraduate programme they would be able to teach, and
  4. the names and addresses of at least three referees.

Candidates should specify which position(s) (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader) they wish to apply for.

Interviews will be held on the 19th/20th November 2015.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Professor Jonathan  Dawes (J.H.P.Dawes@bath.ac.uk), Professor Hartmut Logemann (H.Logemann@bath.ac.uk) or Professor Robert Scheichl (R.Scheichl@bath.ac.uk)or to the Head of Department Professor Chris Jennison (C.Jennison@bath.ac.uk).

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.