School of Mathematical Sciences

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Financial Mathematics QMUL1718

£38,197 - £56,185
Closing date: 
Wed, 17/04/2013

Queen Mary is one of London and the UK's leading research-focused universities. With over 16,000 students, it is amongst the largest of the colleges of the University of London. Queen Mary's 3,000 staff teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Science and Engineering, the Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, and Medicine and Dentistry.

The School of Mathematical Science has a very strong research presence across the spectrum of Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics and Statistics. The School also has large and popular Undergraduate and Graduate Schools. Since 2012 the School offers an MSc in Mathematical Finance, joint with the School of Economics and Finance.

Applications are invited for a Lectureship/Senior Lectureship/Readership in Financial Mathematics. The successful applicant will have an excellent profile of research in an area of Mathematical Finance, or in an area of Applied Mathematics that has strong interdisciplinary links with mathematical modelling in finance. The successful candidate will be expected to have the ability and flexibility to teach across a wide range of topics in mathematics, in particular computational modules for the MSc in Mathematical Finance. He or she will be expected to develop a research platform within the School or to contribute to an existing one.

The post is full time and permanent. The starting salary for a Lecturer is in the range of £38,197 - £47,559 per annum; for a Senior Lecturer or Reader the range is £50,267 - £56,185 per annum, subject to experience and qualifications. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, childcare vouchers scheme, defined benefit pension scheme and interest free season ticket loan.
The post holder will be expected to start on 1 September 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter, but no later than 31 October 2013.

Women are currently under-represented in the School of Mathematical Sciences, therefore we particularly welcome applications from women for this post.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

The University has flexible working policies which can be found here -

Informal enquiries may be made to the Director of Applied Mathematics, Professor Christian Beck on or on +44 207 882 3286.

Information about the Applied Mathematics group is available at

The closing date for applications is 17 April 2013.

Interviews are expected to be held on 20 May 2013.
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