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Chair in Analysis and Mathematical Physics - QMUL8185

Department: School of Mathematical Sciences
Salary: Professorial Off Scale
Reference: QMUL8185
Date posted: 24-Mar-2016
Closing date: 01-May-2016

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School of Mathematical Sciences

Chair in Analysis and Mathematical Physics

Reference: QMUL8185

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 Science has an exceptionally strong research presence across the spectrum of areas within Pure and Applied Mathematics, and is currently organised into six research groups, namely: Algebra, 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.

About the role

Applications are invited for a Professorship in Analysis and Mathematical Physics. We seek to appoint in an area at the interface between analysis, probability and mathematical physics. The successful applicant will have a broad research outlook and an outstanding international profile as evidenced by publications in top mathematics journals, invitations to prestigious conferences and a track record of securing external research funding. They will also have the ability and flexibility to teach across a range of topics in mathematics at various levels.

For further 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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Pay & Benefits

The post is full-time and permanent. The salary will be negotiable within the Professorial range. 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 September 2016, or as soon as possible thereafter.

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.

Further information

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

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 1 May 2016. Interviews are expected to be held on 24 May 2016.

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