Lectureship in Mathematics and Statistics at Sheffield

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Location:  Sheffield, UK

Applications in gravitational and mathematical physics are encouraged for the following position:

The School of Mathematics and Statistics has a strong research ethos and includes several research groups with high international reputation. The School offers MMath and BSc undergraduate courses, runs a long-established MSc in Statistics and provides service teaching of mathematics to other parts of the University. Following significant investment by the Faculty of Science, including new Chairs in probability and in mathematical biology, the School of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for two lectureships with a starting date of 1 September 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter.

We are looking for candidates with a strong track record of high quality research in Algebra, Field Theory, Geometry, Mathematical Biology, Probability, Solar Physics or another area linking with existing strengths of the School.

You will be expected to carry out and publish high-quality research in an area covered by the REF Mathematical Sciences Subpanel, to supervise postgraduate students and to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

You will have a PhD in a relevant area of mathematics or statistics, or be close to completion. You will also have an established record of high-quality research in your chosen field or be able to demonstrate strong research potential, as well as excellence in teaching.