Senior Lecturer in Mathematics (Education and Research)

University of Exeter - College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Mathematics is a vibrant and successful Department within the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at the University of Exeter that was recently rated the 8th best place to study Mathematics in the Guardian newspaper. For several years there has been sustained investment in both academic staff and infrastructure to provide a catalyst for significant growth in both research activity and student experience.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group University in the top one percent of institutions globally. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) the University of Exeter was ranked 16th nationally with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Exeter is ranked 7th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016, 9th in the Guardian University Guide 2016 and 10th in The Complete University Guide 2016.

In the Department of Mathematics we believe in creating an inclusive working environment that attracts the best students and academics from all over the world — an environment that is fairer, more supportive, and respectful of individuals.  

To further strengthen our activities in Mathematics we are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer (Education and Research) with interests in the development of rigorous mathematical analysis that resonates and has potential to interact with current research in mathematics within the department. This includes areas such as: probability theory, numerical analysis, analytical number theory, dynamical systems and ergodic theory.

Applicants must be qualified to PhD level in mathematics or a closely related discipline and be able to demonstrate a strong potential for research leadership with a track record in refereed publications and proven success in significant grant capture. The successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels on a range of Mathematics programmes.

Our Exeter Academic initiative supports high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean (College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences), Prof Ken Evans (tel: 01392 723645, email: to discuss the posts further.  Informal enquiries can be made to Prof Peter Ashwin (tel: 01392 725225, email:

You may also wish to consult our web site at for further details of the Department.

For more information and to apply online please go to our website.

The Department of Mathematics holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of their commitment to providing equality of opportunity and advancing the representation of women in STEM/M subjects.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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