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Lecturer in Applied Mathematics

University College Cork - School of Mathematical Sciences - College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

Location: Cork - Ireland
Salary: €33,149 to €82,273
£29,482.75 to £73,173.69 converted salary*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th August 2018
Closes: 27th September 2018
Job Ref: 031173

Specific Purpose Whole-time Post
(anticipated duration of 3 Years)

UCC wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Applied Mathematics. The Lecturer will hold a PhD degree in Applied Mathematics or a closely related discipline and have a track record of independent research of international standing. Reporting to the Head of School of Mathematical Sciences, the Lecturer will have relevant teaching experience and will be required to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Applied Mathematics. The Lecturer will demonstrate strong potential to secure funding through research grants, and will be expected to generate research funding to support PhD students.

The School of Mathematical Sciences, founded by George Boole in 1849 (, encompasses the fundamental disciplines of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, as well as the newer disciplines of Scientific Computing, Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Science. The Department of Applied Mathematics consists of 5 permanent Staff with strong focus on research in the areas of analysis of PDEs, nonlinear dynamics, complex networks, mathematical modeling and scientific computing (37% of the total published output was classified as internationally excellent in the 2015 Research Quality Review).

The Lecturer will be expected to contribute to the development of the new MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Self-Learning Systems ( The Lecturer will have the opportunity to develop funded collaborative mathematical research with the Tyndall National Institute ( in the area of ICT, with industrial partners in the areas of complex networks, machine-learning and self-learning systems, with the Environmental Research Institute ( and the Marine Renewable Energy Ireland Institute (

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Sebastian Wieczorek, Head of Department of Applied Mathematics, Tel: +353 (0)21 4205828, Email:  For further information on the School of Mathematical Sciences please visit

Appointment may be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale: €33,149 - €58,547/€63,987 - €82,273. In all instances the successful appointment will be at the first point of the scale.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday, 27th September 2018.

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

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