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Teaching Fellow

Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £30,942 to £38,017 pro rata, per annum
Part Time - 0.5 FTE - Fixed Term until 30/06/2020
Closing Date:  Friday 15 November 2019
Interview Date:   Monday 09 December 2019
Reference:  1198219PJ

We are seeking to appoint a part time Teaching Fellow within Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Southampton. The successful candidate will help us to deliver our programmes in applied mathematics and mathematics for science and engineering. The successful candidate should either have a PhD or be close to completing a PhD in applied mathematics, theoretical physics or a related research area. They should also be able to demonstrate ability and experience of teaching applied mathematics. We would particularly welcome applications from final year PhD candidates who wish to combine this appointment with the completion of their PhD. 

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:

This is a part time (0.5 FTE) fixed term post tenable from1 January 2020 and available until 30 June 2020.

Potential applicants who wish to discuss this post are welcome to contact the Head of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Professor Kostas Skenderis (

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 application form online at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1198219PJ on all correspondence.

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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