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Teaching Fellow in Operational Research

Operational Research

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £38,017
Full Time Fixed Term (12 Months)
Closing Date:  Wednesday 01 January 2020
Interview Date:   Friday 17 January 2020
Reference:  1215419PJ

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow within Operational Research at the University of Southampton. The successful candidate will help us to deliver our taught programmes in operational research and mathematics for business. The successful candidate should either have a PhD or be close to completing a PhD in operational research, mathematics, or a related research area. They should also be able to demonstrate ability and experience of teaching operational research. 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 full time (1.0 FTE) fixed term post tenable from 27 January 2020.

Potential applicants who wish to discuss this post are welcome to contact the Head of Operational Research, Professor Joerg Fliege (

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 Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1215419PJ on all correspondence.

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.

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

Further details:

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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