Senior Lecturer/Reader/Chair in Mathematical Finance and Statistics
Imperial College’s Department of Mathematics aims to recruit a Senior Lecturer, Reader, or Chair associated with its Mathematical Finance and Statistics Sections starting in October 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The Mathematical Finance and Statistics Sections at Imperial conduct internationally excellent research across a broad range of areas of stochastic analysis, applied probability, statistics, machine learning, optimal...
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- Reference NAT01346
- Date posted 24 November 2022
- Closing date 23 January 2023
Imperial College’s Department of Mathematics aims to recruit a Senior Lecturer, Reader, or Chair associated with its Mathematical Finance and Statistics Sections starting in October 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The Mathematical Finance and Statistics Sections at Imperial conduct internationally excellent research across a broad range of areas of stochastic analysis, applied probability, statistics, machine learning, optimal control, and applications to finance. Applicants with strong track records of excellence in research and teaching are encouraged to apply.
Duties and responsibilities
You will conduct internationally excellent research in Mathematical Finance, Statistical Finance, Machine Learning, Probability related to finance, or a related field. It is expected that you will be able to credibly contribute to the Department’s leading MSc programmes in Mathematical Finance and Statistics, supervise high-quality PhD students and manage staff such as Research Associates. You will also promote the reputation of the Department of Mathematics through scientific meetings, scholarship, and other outwardly-facing activities. There are opportunities to participate in Imperial’s exciting IX initiative.
Full information on duties, responsibilities and criteria can be found in the Job Description.
Essential Requirements (Commensurate with the level of appointment)
- A PhD (or equivalent) in Mathematics, Statistics or a closely related field
- Research interests in Mathematical or Statistical Finance.
- Proven abilities to conduct a personal research programme at the highest level and to attract competitive research funding
- Strong leadership potential
- Experience of collaborative research (desirable)
- Experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels
Salary: Senior Lecturer: £68,313 - £71,264; Minimum starting salary for a Reader is £73,806; Minimum starting salary for a Professor is £84,491
These are full-time roles but part-time may be considered for exceptional candidates. The Department of Mathematics is firmly committed to advancing equality, diversity and inclusion. Imperial is a Disability Confident Leader and is committed to encouraging applications from people with a disability and interviewing all applicants with a disability that meet the minimum essential criteria detailed in the Person Specification. Imperial offers wide range of employee benefits (see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/human-resources/benefits/). For example, Imperial is committed to supporting employees and their families through offering a range of family leave options, special leave and includes opportunities such as the generous Elsie Widdowson Fellowship Award, which permits academic staff to concentrate on their research upon returning from maternity, adoption, surrogacy and/or shared parental leave, for up to 12 months.
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