Chapman Fellowships in Mathematics

Imperial College London - Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Natural Sciences

3 Posts 

South Kensington Campus

Fixed Term: 24 months, commencing 1 October 2017

Applications are invited for three Chapman Fellowships in Mathematics, tenable for two years, starting 1 October 2017. These posts provide an excellent opportunity for those seeking to pursue an academic career in Mathematics.

Candidates for a Chapman Fellowship are expected to have proven research ability in Mathematics (Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Statistics or Mathematical Finance).  Candidates will demonstrate the potential for strong leadership qualities in the subject, as illustrated, for example, through showing initiative on research projects.

As well as holding a good honours degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics, and a PhD (or equivalent) in Mathematics or a closely related subject, candidates will also be expected to demonstrate exceptional ability in their chosen research areas.  They will have an outstanding research record commensurate with their level of experience, as demonstrated, for example, through an outstanding thesis, publications and conference presentations, etc.  Candidates will be able to contribute significantly to the research environment of the Department of Mathematics, and have a proven track record of successful research interaction.

In addition to pursuing research, Fellows will be expected to undertake a limited range of teaching duties in the Department of Mathematics. The ability to teach Mathematics at undergraduate and postgraduate level is essential, as demonstrated by excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to give effective presentations.

Further particulars, together with information about Imperial College London, the Department of Mathematics can be found at

Interviews will be held in mid-January 2016

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Our preferred method of application is online via our website (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords” – vacancy ref: NS2016213KL).  Please complete and upload an application form stating which area you are applying to, (Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Statistics or Mathematical Finance), also providing a CV, list of publications and Research Plan.

Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online or have any queries about the application process please contact Miss Rosie Hart, Academic Support Administrator ( quoting the reference number above to request an application form.

Closing date: 25 November 2016

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