Professor in Mathematics

Queen Mary University of London - School of Mathematical Sciences

Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions, a member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities and ranked joint 9th in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

The School of Mathematical Sciences is one of the largest UK mathematical science departments and is one of five schools in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Queen Mary. The School is entering an exciting period of strategic growth with significant investment in new posts over the next three years across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to academic appointments, approximately £20 million is being invested in the School’s building to provide state-of-the-art research, teaching and study facilities for staff and students.

As part of this investment, QMUL is seeking a Professor of Mathematics to help progress the School’s ambitions and research strengths. The post-holder is expected to provide inspirational research leadership in the Mathematical Sciences and will have a proven track record in research income generation and research achievements of international stature demonstrated through publications, as well as the ability and flexibility to teach across a range of topics in mathematics at various levels. Applications are invited from candidates in any area of mathematical sciences, with particular interest in Statistics, Mathematical Biology, Number Theory, Algebra, Optimisation & Operations Research and Statistical Machine Learning. Applicants whose work has had a significant impact outside of the university environment are particularly encouraged to apply.

The post is a full-time, permanent post based in London.

Professorial salary will be by negotiation within the professorial range.

A generous academic support package will be available.

Additional information

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Further details about the University and School are available at: and

For further details, including a full job description and person specification, please visit and search for reference 3170.

For informal enquiries about the role, please contact Pauline Lam via email at or on +44 (0)207 340 6278.

The closing date for applications is 09.00 BST on Monday 2nd October 2017, with interviews to take place in November 2017.

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