School of Mathematical Sciences

Professor of Pure Mathematics ref.:QMUL3167 menu

Professor of Pure Mathematics ref.:QMUL3167

Negotiable within the Professorial range
Closing date: 
Thu, 10/04/2014

Queen Mary, University of London is one of the world’s leading universities (in the top one per cent of universities in the world according to the Times Higher Education). We have an impressive reputation for academic excellence, reinforced by our membership of the Russell Group of leading UK universities, which helps us to attract some of the brightest minds to study, teach and research here. We work across the humanities, social sciences, law, medicine and dentistry, and science and engineering. We are based in a creative and culturally diverse area of east London and are the only London university able to offer a completely integrated residential campus at our Mile End home.

Applications are invited for a Professorship in Pure Mathematics. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate in either combinatorics or geometry and analysis, however particularly outstanding applicants in any area of pure mathematics will be considered.

The successful applicant will have an outstanding international profile and a world-leading research record. They will also have a record of excellence in leadership including a demonstrable ability to attract funding to their research programme, and be able to lead a research group or develop one within the School. They will also have the ability and flexibility to teach across a range of topics in mathematics at various levels.

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 Law, and Medicine and Dentistry.

Queen Mary has made a strategic commitment to the highest quality of world-class research across all its disciplines. The School of Mathematical Sciences has a very strong research presence across the spectrum of pure mathematics, including a strong tradition in combinatorics, and a growing focus on geometry and analysis. The School has large and popular undergraduate and graduate teaching programmes.

This is a full time and permanent position starting 1 September 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. The salary will be negotiable within the Professorial range.

Our excellent benefits package includes:
30 days annual leave and defined benefit pension scheme.
interest-free season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme.
discounted membership of the university gym and free use of university libraries.
a wide range of family friendly benefits, including the university's own nursery.

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.

Informal enquiries may be made to either the Head of School, Professor Boris Khoruzhenko ( / +44 20 7882 5495) or the Director of Pure Mathematics, Dr Matthew Fayers ( / +44 20 7882 5479).

To apply for this position, please follow the link given above and search with the reference number. It will lead to our online application system, where you will also find full job details including a job description and person specification.

The closing date for applications will be 10 April 2014. Interviews will be held on 21 May 2014. The shortlisted candidates will also be asked to make a presentation about their research to the School on 20 May 2014.