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Reader in Mathematics QMUL5150

£51,785 – £57,882 per annum (grade 7)
Closing date: 
Sat, 28/02/2015

Overview: Queen Mary is one of London’s and of 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.

The Role

Applications are invited for a Readership in Mathematics. We require an experienced academic who will play a central role in setting up the new BSc programme Mathematics with Actuarial Science, and contribute to its delivery, in close cooperation with relevant departments, institutes, and industries. Preference will hence be given to candidates with established contacts and collaborations with the relevant industry.

The Person

The successful candidate will have an excellent profile of research in any area of Mathematics, with preference given to Actuarial Mathematics, Probability, Financial Mathematics, or Statistics, as evidenced by publications in major journals, invited talks at major conferences, or a sustained record in generating grant income. The post will substantially contribute to and broaden the existing research profile of the school. The successful candidate will be expected to have the ability and flexibility to teach across a wide range of topics in mathematics.

For full details of the role and selection criteria please refer to the job specification attached.

The School and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science

The School holds a departmental Bronze Athena SWAN Award and is a registered supporter of the LMS Good Practice scheme. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for child-care support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the LMS Good Practice principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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Further Information

The post is full time and permanent. Starting salary will be in the range £51,785 – £57,882, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, childcare vouchers scheme, defined benefit pension scheme and interest free season ticket loan. The successful candidate will be expected to start the post on 1 August 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of School, Professor Boris Khoruzhenko (

To apply for this post in the School of Mathematical Sciences, please follow the link on the advertisement. It will lead to our online application system, where you will also find the relevant job profiles

Please ensure you include with your application a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a teaching statement and a research statement.

The closing date for applications is 28th February 2015. Interviews are anticipated to be held on 27th March 2015.

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