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University of Oxford
Mathematical Institute
Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Woodstock Road
OX2 6GG Oxford
United Kingdom

The Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Applied Mathematics. The appointment will be in collaboration with Christ Church, and is full time for a fixed period of three years, from 1 April 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

As Departmental Lecturer, you will engage in advanced study and academic research in applied mathematics and contribute to Departmental teaching. You will deliver lectures to undergraduate and/or graduate students, and high-quality undergraduate tutorial teaching to mathematicians at Christ Church, for an average of six hours per week over the 24 weeks of the academic year, weighted in accordance with the Senior Tutor’s Committee scales.

With a doctorate in mathematics or a related discipline and experience of working at postdoctoral level, the successful candidate will demonstrate an aptitude for teaching, and the ability to lecture topics in applied mathematics at an appropriate level and in a stimulating and engaging manner. They will also be able to show evidence of an excellent publication record in accordance with career status (including high-quality papers in the last three years); the ability to devise and carry out an independent programme of research, and sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to carry out high-quality research and supervise research projects, together with experience and competence in administration.

We proudly hold a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award and a departmental Athena SWAN Silver Award, which guide our progress towards advancing racial and gender equality. As part of our commitment to openness, inclusivity and transparency, we would particularly welcome applications from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in positions of this type at Oxford.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Coordinator (email: vacancies@maths.ox.ac.uk ), quoting vacancy reference 155309.

Applicants will be selected for interview purely based on their ability to satisfy the selection criteria as outlined in full in the job description. You will be required to upload a curriculum vitae, list of publications, details of your teaching experience, a statement of your research interests, and a supporting statement.

You will also need to provide the contact details of three referees as part of your online application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ask their referees to send their references by the closing date. These letters are a crucial element of the application file and the Department will not contact these referees directly.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this vacancy and for further information, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:


Only applications received before 12.00 noon UK time on Tuesday 1st February 2022 can be considered.

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