Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics

Loughborough University - The School of Science

The School of Science at Loughborough University is establishing an Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical Modelling (ICMM) under the leadership of Professor Tapio Ala-Nissila, see here: The Centre will initially focus on multiscale modelling of materials (including soft matter), (open) quantum systems and related emerging technologies.

As part of the first phase of this exciting initiative, we are seeking to appoint an ambitious academic as a Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics. The appointee will be a member of the ICMM and will teach on programmes offered by the Department of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) within the School and contribute to Mathematics service teaching to other Schools.

The successful candidate will have an established track record of outstanding research in the initial focus areas of the ICMM and a demonstrated capacity to attract external funding.  They will be expected to initiate and lead in collaborative research activity with ICMM members and across the University. The successful candidate will also be committed to innovative, inclusive, research-led teaching.

The appointment will be on a full-time, open-ended contract, commencing 1st September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The salary for the post will be on Research, Teaching and Enterprise Grade 8, at a starting salary commensurate with experience and qualifications with a minimum of GBP 50,618 per annum.

The DMS, together with the Mathematics Education Centre, holds a Silver Athena SWAN award. For further information on Athena SWAN see

For informal discussions about this role please contact Professor Tapio Ala-Nissila, Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical Modelling (

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 28 January 2018. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed via 15-minute Skype interviews (or an equivalent suitable technology) before further shortlisting and a full University selection panel.

Loughborough University is committed to achieving equality and valuing diversity in all aspects of employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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