Reader in Pure Mathematics
Reader's salaries start at £69,080 on the Imperial Salary Scale The Pure Mathematics Section within the Department of Mathematics is seeking applications for a Readership in the field of Symplectic Geometry or Topology, starting on 1 April 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.
Job listing information
- Reference NAT00766
- Date posted 17 September 2020
- Closing date 15 October 2020
Reader's salaries start at £69,080 on the Imperial Salary Scale
The Pure Mathematics Section within the Department of Mathematics is seeking applications for a Readership in the field of Symplectic Geometry or Topology, starting on 1 April 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.
Duties and responsibilities
You will work in either Symplectic Geometry or Topology. You will undertake a self-directed program of research and scholarship at a level commensurate with the current standards of excellence in the Department of Mathematics and Imperial College. Your role will involve lecturing undergraduate and post-graduate courses, supervising PhD students, and managing staff such as Research Associates. You will promote the reputation of the Department, and the College, through scientific meetings and other activities. The Geometry group of the Pure Mathematics section of the department is currently led by Fields Medallist Sir Simon Donaldson FRS and Professor Richard Thomas FRS.
The essential requirements for this post are as follows:
- A PhD (or equivalent) in Mathematics or a closely related discipline
- An established national and developing international research profile, evidenced by a portfolio of research publications Research interests in either Symplectic Geometry or Topology
- Research interests in either Symplectic Geometry or Topology
- Experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level across a range of subjects in Pure Mathematics
- Strong leadership qualities, including a proven ability to attract research funding
Interview date: 25 November 2020
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