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Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences X 2

University of Plymouth - Faculty of Science and Engineering - School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics

Location: Plymouth
Salary: £35,326 to £50,296 per annum - Grade 7/8
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 4th October 2021
Closes: 21st October 2021
Job Ref: A8153

Mathematical Sciences at the University of Plymouth is a supportive, welcoming group of academics working on applied and pure mathematics, data science and statistics, and theoretical physics. We have an opportunity for candidates to join us for two 12 month positions. This is an exciting chance to be part of a progressive and cutting-edge University in a beautiful location, where you can really make a difference.

The Roles:

  • We wish to appoint two 12 month fixed term Lecturers in the Mathematical Sciences.
  • The starting date will be the 1st of January 2022 or as close to that as possible.
  • You will contribute to our range of UG teaching and MSc student supervision. You will be supported by fellow academics and a mentor.
  • Our teaching is at undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as service teaching across the University. Teaching will be allocated according to previous experience.
  • You will be expected, and supported, to carry out research in the Mathematical Sciences.

You will be distinguished by

  • A PhD in the Mathematical Sciences [Essential]
  • Research experience in the broad area of data science and statistics is preferred but researchers across the Mathematical Sciences are encouraged to apply.
  • The oral and written communication skills required for successful teaching and student supervision. [Essential]

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role, please contact Dr Martin Lavelle at  Please also see and for an impression of our research areas.

Closing Date: 12 Midnight, Thursday 21st October 2021

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 1st November and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

These are full-time position working 37 hours per week on a fixed-term basis for 12 months due to absence cover.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the University is currently implementing a number of safety measures as per Government advice therefore the successful applicant may be required to work from home in the first instance.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages 

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups at the University of Plymouth, such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.

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