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Lecturer/Associate Professor in Mathematical Sciences


Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £39,152 to £64,145 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Saturday 19 October 2019
Interview Date:   Wednesday 04 December 2019
Reference:  1181219PJ

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Associate Professor within the School of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton. The successful candidate will help us to deliver and develop our BSc and MSc programmes in actuarial and financial mathematics, and their research will enhance the research activities of the School, particularly in the fields of actuarial mathematics and/or financial mathematics or a closely related discipline. 

The successful candidate should have a PhD in Mathematics, Financial Mathematical, Actuarial Science or a related research area, and an appropriate track record of high quality research at a national and international level. They should also be able to demonstrate teaching ability in actuarial and financial mathematics. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates with research interests on the interface of actuarial and financial mathematics with Statistics and Social Statistics.

The School of Mathematical Sciences has a strong record of providing an excellent learning and research environment. Our research portfolio spans statistics, operational research, pure mathematics, applied mathematics and theoretical physics. The University of Southampton is a member of the Alan Turing Institute, and a number of researchers from the School of Mathematical Sciences are Turing fellows. The School of Mathematical Sciences hosts several research centres that collaborate widely across the University, including the Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute (S3RI) and the Centre for Operational Research, Management Science and Information Sciences (CORMSIS). 

For further information about Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton please see our webpages:

There is one position available with the successful candidate to be appointed as either a Lecturer or Associate Professor depending on qualifications and experience. This is a full time permanent post tenable from 1 November 2019 or from a mutually agreed later date. 

Potential applicants who wish to discuss this post are welcome to contact the Head of School, Professor Marika Taylor (

The School of Mathematical Sciences is committed to promoting equality and diversity, and holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award demonstrating this commitment. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation, and will give due consideration to applicants seeking flexible working patterns and to those who have taken a career break. The University has a generous maternity policy and onsite childcare facilities, and offers a range of benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1181219PJ on all correspondence.

Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder: Mathematical Sciences and S3RI

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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