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Lecturer in Applied Probability or Financial Statistics

University of Sheffield - School of Mathematics and Statistics

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 Grade 8
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 26th April 2019
Closes: 28th May 2019
Job Ref: UOS022450

Faculty: Faculty of Science

Salary: Grade 8, £40,792 to £48,677 with potential to progress to £54,765 through sustained exceptional contribution.


We have a strong research ethos and an international reputation in research, with research groups in Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, Differential Geometry, Fluid Dynamics, Mathematical Biology and Environment, Number Theory, Particle Astrophysics and Gravitation, Probability, Solar Physics, Statistics, and Topology. There are also fruitful interdisciplinary links across the University.

We are seeking to appoint two Lecturers, with research interests in applied probability or financial statistics, to start on 1st September 2019 or soon thereafter.  You will be an active researcher within any area of applied probability, or within financial statistics, and should be able to deliver high quality teaching at university level.  You will be expected to develop expertise in teaching financial mathematics at undergraduate and masters level.

You will have a PhD in Mathematics (or have equivalent experience). The University's expectations of the qualities and responsibilities of its academic staff are presented in the Sheffield Academic statement (Sheffield Academic)

If you join the University you will have access to The Deal and your own personalised pay, reward and benefits portal where you can access a comprehensive selection of benefits and offers to suit your changing lifestyle needs. Our creative Health and Wellbeing programme, Juice, promotes happiness and wellbeing through a broad range of versatile activities.

We are also proud of our award-winning equality and diversity action which improves working life for all. 92% of staff tell us they are treated with fairness and respect. In our staff survey (2016) 94% of staff said they were proud to work for the University and 89% of our staff would recommend the University as an excellent employer.

The Department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award which recognise our dedication to gender equality.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to the greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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