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Assistant Professor in Mathematics

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Mathematics

Location: London
Salary: From £61,446 pa inclusive and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 4th December 2023
Closes: 14th January 2024

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

For this post, we particularly welcome applications by women and people from ethnic minority groups.

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide and not less than £61,446 pa inclusive and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website.

The Department of Mathematics at LSE seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor with expertise in a subject area related to Computational Financial Mathematics. The postholder will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in School and Department activities.

The successful candidate will have an established track record and research trajectory at a level of international excellence, will be able to teach mathematics at undergraduate as well as postgraduate levels and will have a commitment to excellence in teaching. They will contribute to the general work of the department, including the teaching of a range of courses. They will maintain an active programme of research in mathematics and will have a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research. Applicants should have a PhD in a mathematical subject by the intended start date of 2 September 2024. Expertise and research interests in a subject area related to Computational Financial Mathematics are essential.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment, and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the document on how to apply, job description, and the person specification.

Further information on the Department can be found at http://www.lse.ac.uk/maths/

To apply for this post, please click the 'Apply' button above. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email the Head of the Department of Mathematics, Professor Bernhard von Stengel (b.von-stengel@lse.ac.uk).

The closing date for receipt of applications is January 14, 2024 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to meet with academic members of the Department in February 2024.

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