Professor of Mathematical Biology

University of Bath - Mathematical Sciences

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is seeking to appoint a professor in the research area of Mathematical Biology. Applications are welcome in any area of Mathematical Biology.

The appointee will provide strategic leadership for Mathematical Biology both at a departmental level and across the institution where collaborative activity has traditionally been facilitated through the Centre for Mathematical Biology.

The appointee should also have a strong interest in pursuing excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and in supervising graduate students.

Doctoral training 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, and with a broad applications spectrum which includes Mathematical Biology.

The successful applicant will join a vibrant department with over 70 staff across all of Mathematical Sciences and various cross disciplinary centres including the Centre for Mathematical Biology and the Centre for Networks and Collective Behaviour.

The Bath Institute for Mathematical Innovation helps businesses solve complex mathematical and statistical problems, and promotes cross-campus research activities and international collaborations. The recently established Milner Centre for Evolution, brings together the University’s research in evolutionary biology. The superb location of the UNESCO-designated World Heritage City of Bath offers outstanding facilities and an excellent quality of life.

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

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

Interviews will be held in the week of 20 February 2017.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to:
Professor Paul Milewski (
Dr. Ben Adams (
Dr. Jane White (

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.

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