Lecturer in Applied Mathematics

Closing Date
3 March 2023

More info

Applications are invited for the above post, to start in May 2023 or at a mutually agreed alternative date before September 2023. We are looking for mathematicians of outstanding ability, who are seeking a friendly, supportive and collegial environment in which to develop as world-class researchers and teachers, and who will contribute to the continued development of the Applied Mathematics Group and to the life of the Department of Mathematics, in the School of Natural Sciences.

Applicants are sought in any areas of applied mathematics, who will enhance the existing strength in these areas within the Departmentand School, especially where there are connections with other areas of mathematics, natural sciences or engineering.

Applicants should have an emerging or established track record of outstanding research in any area of applied mathematics, excluding theoretical physics, (with allowance made for career breaks) and a genuine commitment to, and enthusiasm for, teaching, research and the development of others.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of the Applied Mathematics Group, Professor David Silvester (david.silvester@manchester.ac.uk).

The Department and University are committed to the well-being and work-life balance of all staff. We have a package of family-friendly policies covering flexible working, career breaks and entitlement to paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave. For more details on these and other benefits see

http://www.manchester.ac.uk/connect/jobs/benefits-working-here/. The Department is fully committed to Athena SWAN principles to promote women in science and is a supporter of the LMS Good Practice Scheme; for more details of our activities relating to Social Responsibility see

http://www.maths.manchester.ac.uk/connect/social-responsibility/.  This is a full-time post but applications from individuals seeking part time, job share, or flexible working arrangements are welcome.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor David Silvester

Email:  David.silvester@manchester.ac.uk 

General enquiries:

Email: People.recruitment@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:


This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.