Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor in Applied Mathematics

Heriot-Watt University - Department of Mathematics

Salary: Assistant Professor Grade 7 £31,604 - £38,833; Assistant Professor Grade 8 £39,992 - £47,722; Associate Professor Grade 9 £49,149 - £56,950 (salary dependent on experience and qualifications); Professorial Grade 10 minimum £56,655

The Department of Mathematics at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh would like to grow its research and teaching capacity in applied mathematics.  We are seeking to make one or more academic appointment(s) to strengthen our research in the areas of applied mathematics, industrial mathematics, computational mathematics, mathematical data science, stochastic modelling or uncertainty quantification. The role will also have a teaching responsibility.

We are particularly interested in applicants whose research has industrial or interdisciplinary connections.

Candidates should have a PhD and a strong research track record, at a high international level and demonstrated through publications. They must also have the relevant experience to be able to engage in the standard Heriot-Watt undergraduate and postgraduate mathematics teaching programmes, including the supervision of PhD students.

The Department of Mathematics is part of the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences (MACS,, which also comprises the Departments of Actuarial Mathematics & Statistics and of Computer Science. The School is strongly oriented towards research and advanced postgraduate programmes. We foster a challenging and developmental environment for our undergraduates who go on to excel in a diverse range of careers.

The Department is also part of the Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences (, a joint research institute with the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh.

This role is being recruited as part of Heriot-Watt’s Global Platform Initiative which aims to increase the number of research leaders in the University. We will consider candidates at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor, depending on experience.

If you would like further information about this post, please contact the Head of Mathematics at

How to Apply

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Embracing diversity at Heriot-Watt University means we can select from the broadest pool to find the best person for the job – we encourage you to apply.

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