Lectureships in Applied Mathematics

Queen's University Belfast - School of Mathematics and Physics

The School comprises two teaching divisions (Mathematics and Physics), each with a head of teaching; and six Research Centres. There is a considerable crossover between these areas and the ethos of the School is one of excellence in research informing excellence in teaching.

The School of Mathematics and Physics holds a silver Athena SWAN award.

As part of a major investment in Mathematical Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast, applications are invited for the above posts, to start as soon as practically feasible. The successful candidates will join a dynamic research environment in a supportive and collegial setting, at an exciting time to further advance mathematics research and education within the School of Mathematics and Physics.

The posts will enhance the newly formed group in Applied Mathematics. Preference will be given to areas within PDE’s and Dynamical Systems, or Discrete Applied Mathematics, but strong candidates from all subfields of Applied Mathematics will be considered and are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding ability and potential. They will be research-driven and willing to play a role in the future development of the Mathematical Sciences Research Centre, providing a leadership in shaping the capability in Applied Mathematics in collaboration with academics within the University and beyond.

The successful candidate must have:

  • PhD in Mathematical Sciences
  • A strong record of publications in Applied Mathematics in peer reviewed/refereed journals or invited presentations that are REF returnable
  • Evidence commitment to applying for and obtaining peer reviewed research income from research councils and other relevant funding bodies
  • Willingness to supervise research students and postdoctoral researchers
  • Track record of developing collaborative networks that can strengthening the School’s national and international research.
  • Display a clear vision on future research and development plans and how they would benefit the School
  • Evidence of potential for developing and maintaining an independent research programme
  • Evidence of ability to provide high quality undergraduate teaching in Mathematics at all levels, through the medium of English
  • Evidence of scholarly activity, e.g. conference presentations, book or papers reviews
  • Developed a High level of analytical capability
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate complex information effectively
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing
  • Demonstrable intellectual ability and good time management
  • Willingness to travel to conferences and other scientific events

Further information about the School can be found at http://go.qub.ac.uk/MathsandPysics

Informal enquires may be directed to Professor Ivan Todorov, e-mail: i.todorov@qub.ac.uk or telephone: +44 (0)28 9097 1326

Anticipated interview date: week commencing 27 August 2018

Salary scale: £35,550 - £49,149 per annum (potential to progress to £52,132 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

Closing date:  Friday 27 July 2018

For full criteria and to apply online, visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on HR@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as people with disabilities and females are currently under-represented in this particular category of work, it would particularly welcome applications from these groups

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