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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mathematics

Nottingham Trent University

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £33,797 to £49,553 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th September 2019
Closes: 20th October 2019
Job Ref: 006765

Applications are invited for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer position in Mathematics, enabling a strategic expansion of the Mathematics team to accommodate our growing portfolio of degree courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level.

We seek an exceptional individual with a PhD in Mathematics or related area and an emerging record of national or international research excellence that complements the activities of the Mathematics team. Our existing multi-disciplinary research strengths concern mathematical applications in the biomedical and life sciences, engineering, computing and industry, and include: biomathematics and computational biology; industrial mathematics; mathematical modelling and numerical analysis; deep learning and biomedical image analysis; and quantum information science (see for more details).

The successful candidate will also have excellent communication and presentation skills, being capable of teaching foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate students across our portfolio of Mathematics courses, and of supervising student projects or dissertations up to and including those at Masters and PhD level. For this post your teaching interests should align with one or more of the broad topic areas that contribute to our existing BSc / MMath Mathematics, BSc Financial Mathematics or BSc Data Science courses.

Nottingham Trent University is renowned for leading edge research, strong links with industry and its excellent teaching that shapes lives and society. Recent years have been full of success, including our receipt of the prestigious University of the Year award by the Times Higher Education Supplement in 2017. Along the way, we’ve achieved the TEF gold standard for the quality of our teaching and are also extremely proud to have been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 and Guardian University of the Year 2019.

Research in the School of Science and Technology is extremely strong in terms of high quality outputs, funding income, and international impact. For example, our work on X-Ray imaging systems for airport security was recognised by a recent Queen’s Award for Higher Education. A key strength of the School is its collegial, multi-disciplinary approach with mathematicians, scientists and engineers collaborating extensively. Our teaching aims to be exciting, innovative and relevant and is highly regarded, with Mathematics performing consistently well in the National Student Survey.

You can apply on-line using links from Please submit a single document to include a full CV, a Teaching Statement, a Research Statement and a Covering Letter addressing your suitability for the role outlined in the associated Job Description and Person Specification. If the 1MB file size restriction makes this difficult or impossible, please email all your supporting documentation to

Interview date – week commencing November 4th or 11th 2019

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact:

  • Dr Christian Beardah, Head of Department, Physics and Mathematics on +44 (0)115 848 8415, or via email
  • Dr David Chappell, Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics on +44 (0)115 848 8426, or via email

To apply, please go to:

Closing date: 20 October 2019.

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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