Fixed-Term Stipendiary Lecturership in Mathematics

University of Oxford - Wadham College, Oxford

1 year, with the possibility of renewal for up to 3 years

(1st September 2018 – 31st August 2019 with the possibility of renewal until 31st August 2021)

Post: Wadham College proposes to appoint a fixed-term six-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in Mathematics from 1st September 2018. The post supports the College’s teaching needs whilst Professor Conlon and Professor Schafer-Nameki take partial buy-out from their college duties, and has the potential to contribute to the research environment of the college. Subject to confirmation of the probationary period (1 year), and the continuing buy-out arrangements necessitating the provision of this support, the postholder may be renewed in post for up to two additional years until 31st August 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities: The lecturer will be required to give on average six hours per week of tutorials during the eight-week term for Wadham College, averaged over the three terms of the academic year. The lecturer will be available during both term and part of the students’ vacations for organizational, pastoral and admissions duties. With the College’s other tutors in Maths, the lecturer will be expected to share responsibility for those students reading Mathematics and its joint schools and for their teaching arrangements, including setting and marking collections (college termly examinations) and authorizing reports, oversight of their studies, and pastoral care. The lecturer will also be expected to play a major role in the undergraduate admissions process, including three days of interviews, usually in mid-December. Further details of the BA/MMath courses can be found here:

It is desirable that the successful candidate undertake a programme of research at doctoral/post-doctoral level and will be required to make an annual report on this.

Qualifications Required: The successful candidate will have a doctorate in Mathematics, or will be close to submitting a doctoral thesis in Mathematics by 1st October 2019, and must have proven teaching experience in the subject range to be covered.

Salary: The stipend will be on a scale from £13,248 p.a. (the Senior Tutors’ Committee recommended scale), subject to revision in line with national adjustments to University teachers' salaries. The position is superannuable under USS.

Further particulars:

Deadline for receipt of complete applications: Noon on Friday 4th May 2018

Wadham College is an equal opportunities employer. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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