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Lecturer in Number Theory - QMUL17428

Department: School of Mathematical Sciences
Salary: £41,682 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL17428
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 17-Jan-2019
Closing date: 17-Feb-2019

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About us

Queen Mary is one of London and the UK’s leading research-focused universities. With over 20,000 students, it is amongst the largest of the colleges of the University of London. Queen Mary’s 4,000 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 Sciences has an exceptionally strong research presence across the spectrum of areas within Pure and Applied Mathematics, and is currently organised into seven research groups, namely: Algebra and Number Theory, Combinatorics, Complex Systems and Networks, Dynamical Systems and Statistical Physics, Geometry and Analysis and Probability and Applications. The School also has large and popular undergraduate and graduate programmes.

The School is entering an exciting period of strategic growth with significant investment in new posts over the next three years across a broad range of disciplines.  In addition to academic appointments, approximately £20M is being invested in the School’s building to provide state-of-the-art research, teaching and study facilities for staff and students.

About the role

Applications are invited for a fixed-term Lectureship in Number Theory. Candidates working in any area of Number Theory may apply; however, we particularly encourage applications from candidates who have compatible research interests with current members of the School. The successful applicant will have demonstrated exceptional potential for achieving research excellence and will have the ability to deliver high quality teaching in mathematics.

For further details of the role and selection criteria please refer to the job specifications 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. 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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Pay & Benefits

The post is full-time and fixed-term for 12 months, starting on 1 September 2019. Starting salary will be £41,682 inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, childcare vouchers scheme and USS pension scheme.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Abhishek Saha at

To apply, please click on the link below.

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

The closing date for applications is 17 February 2019.

Interviews are expected to be held in March 2019.


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