Chapman Fellow in Mathematics

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

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

 

 

 

Documents

About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination. All employees are expected to follow the Imperial Values & Behaviours framework. Our values are: 

  • Respect              
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence          
  • Integrity
  • Innovation

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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