Research Fellow in Mathematics

Imperial College London Department of Mathematics

United Kingdom

Job summary

Applications are invited for Chapman Fellowships in the Department of Mathematics, commencing September 2022. There are six positions available, which will each be fixed term for 2 years. These posts provide an excellent opportunity for those seeking to pursue an academic career in Mathematics.

Job listing information

  • Reference NAT00993
  • Date posted 10 September 2021
  • Closing date 7 November 2021

Key information about the role

  • Location South Kensington Campus (map)
  • Position type Full time, fixed term
  • Salary £41,593 – £49,210 plus benefits
  • Department Department of Mathematics
  • Category Researcher / Non Clinical Researcher

Job description

Job summary

Applications are invited for Chapman Fellowships in the Department of Mathematics, commencing September 2022. There are six positions available, which will each be fixed term for 2 years. These posts provide an excellent opportunity for those seeking to pursue an academic career in Mathematics.

Duties and responsibilities

The Chapman Fellows will produce independent and original research within the Department of Mathematics, submit publications to refereed journals, and help with teaching and administration. The successful candidates will be expected to undertake a self-directed program of research and scholarship, play a role in the national and international Mathematics community, in addition to teaching students at the undergraduate level. They will also take a role in MSc teaching where appropriate.

Essential requirements

The essential requirements for this post are as follows:

  • Hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Mathematics or a closely related subject
  • A proven research record in Mathematics (in one of the fields of Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Statistics or Mathematical Finance) 
  • The potential for strong leadership qualities in the subject, as illustrated, for example, through showing initiative on research projects.
  • An outstanding research record commensurate with the level of experience as demonstrated, for example, through an outstanding thesis, publications, conference presentations etc.
  • Exceptional ability in the chosen research area.
  • The ability to contribute significantly to the research environment of the Department of Mathematics as demonstrated, for example, through a proven track record of successful research interaction.
  • The ability to teach Mathematics at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate level, as shown by a good level in written and verbal communication skills together with the ability to give effective presentations.

Further information

Further information about Imperial College London, the Department of Mathematics can be found at: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/mathematics  

There are six positions available full time,  fixed term duration of 2 years.

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £36,694 - £39,888 per annum.

If you have any queries about the posts, please contact the relevant section coordinator:

Applied (Prof Jeroen Lamb jsw.lamb@imperial.ac.uk ), Pure (Dr David Helm d.helm@imperial.ac.uk ), Stats (Prof Axel Gandy a.gandy@imperial.ac.uk ), Finance (Prof Johannes Karbe-Muhle j.muhle-karbe@imperial.ac.uk ) or the Chair of the four panels (Sebastian van Strien s.van-strien@imperial.ac.uk )

You may also want to contact somebody in the department whose research is close to yours. 

Queries relating to the application process should be directed to Mrs Magda Vidler: m.k.vidler@imperial.ac.uk

In the attachments section of your application, please upload the following documents which are required for this post.

(each document should be up to 2 x A4 pages at Times New Roman size 12 submitted in Word doc or PDF format)

  • CV
  • Supporting statement - include specific information describing how you meet the essential requirements in the job description / person specification for this position. Please tell us how your work experience, knowledge, skills and abilities, are relevant.
  • List of publications  
  • Teaching Report
  • Research Report


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