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The Role
The Department of Mathematics is looking to appoint an outstanding applied mathematician whose research involves mathematical modelling with applications in science, engineering, and the technological and biological sciences. Applicants with research interests in asymptotic analysis, dynamical systems, fluid mechanics, numerical analysis/scientific computing and waves are particular encouraged.
Your Application must:

  • Include your résumé/Curriculum Vitae
  • Explicitly address the selection criteria which are given below
  • Include your residency status
  • Include the names, addresses and/or email details of three referees

Selection Criteria
To be considered for this position, candidates must submit a resume and a separate document responding to the selection criteria below, as part of their application:

  • A PhD or equivalent in an area of Applied Mathematics, or a related field
  • Demonstrated research ability that supports the Department’s research interests in applied mathematics
  • A strong record of research achievements as evidenced by high quality publications
  • The ability to supervise postgraduate students
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English
  • The ability to teach at all levels, including lecturing to large classes
  • The ability to contribute to a collegial environment in furthering the goals of the Department
  • Demonstrated ability to act as an advocate for the Department and the discipline both within the University and also to external groups


  • A record of external research grant support
  • A record of successful supervision at post-graduate level
  • A genuine commitment to the development and delivery of innovative teaching of mathematics

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