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2 x Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences (Data-driven Applied Mathematics, Mathematics of Data Science, Operational Research, Statistics)

Cardiff University - Cardiff School of Mathematics

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 per annum (Grade 6)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th October 2021
Closes: 9th November 2021
Job Ref: 12580BR

Applications are invited for two Lectureships in Mathematical Sciences in the School of Mathematics at Cardiff University. These are full-time, open-ended posts starting 1st January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applicants for the posts should have a record of or potential to produce research that reaches the highest standards of excellence in terms of originality, significance and rigour in one or more of the following areas: Data-driven Applied Mathematics, Mathematics of Data Sciences, Operational Research or Statistics.  You should have the ability to deliver high-quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will be expected to supervise dissertations for our MSc programmes in Data Science and Analytics: Operational Research and Applied Statistics. You will also be expected to take a full part in the life of the School, including administrative duties.

The School of Mathematics is a research-led School in Cardiff University, one of the UK’s leading universities, with a reputation for internationally excellent research and teaching. In the last Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, Cardiff University was ranked 5th in the UK in terms of the grade point average (GPA) of its overall quality profile and 2nd for Impact.

Candidates must have a PhD in Mathematics or a closely related discipline.

These are full-time positions, 35 hours per week and are open-ended.

Salary range: £34,304 - £40,927 per annum (Grade 6)

The posts are available 1st January 2022.

We particularly welcome applications from females as they are under-represented with Cardiff University in this field.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Tim Phillips ( or Professor Maggie Chen (

Closing date: Tuesday, 9 November 2021

This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only.  We now invite external applications.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

“Cardiff University is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published. More information is available at:”

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