Lecturer in Mathematics (Teaching & Scholarship)

School/department: Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Hours: Full time considered up to a maximum of 1.0 fte. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: A0022
Salary: starting at £36,333 to £43,155 per annum, pro rata if part time.
Placed on:  02 May 2023
Closing date: 22 May 2023.
Expected Interview date: Mid-June 2023
Expected start date: September 2023 or earlier

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the University.

Job description

The University of Sussex invests in Mathematics:

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Sussex invites applications for the position of Lecturer A (T&S) in Mathematics. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise and teaching experience in one or more of the following areas  

  • data science
  • financial mathematics
  • algebra
  • foundation year

The successful candidate will be an independent, enthusiastic, and committed academic with a top teaching track record who is a team player and would enjoy working in a young, dynamic and growing department.

As part of the interview process, short-listed candidates will be required to give a teaching presentation of a given topic. The identity of such short-listed candidates will therefore be known to those who attend the presentation and the names of short-listed candidates will have been available to members of the Department of Mathematics. However, applicants may specify at the time of applying that their application should remain confidential throughout the appointing process. Please indicate whether you wish this to be the case for your application, in which case appropriate arrangements to maintain confidentiality will be made.

The Department offers BSc and MMath courses in Mathematics (also with minors), a Foundation Year, and several MSc courses, covering mathematics, finance and data science.

In the 2021 research excellence framework (REF), 98% per cent of our research outputs were classified as world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*).

Current research in mathematics at Sussex is grouped into Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, Geometry and Topology, Mathematics Applied to Biology, Mathematical Physics, Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing and Probability and Statistics.

Please contact Professor Peter Giesl  P.A.Giesl@sussex.ac.uk / 01273 877442 for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification A0022 [PDF 94.61KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

"This role has been assigned an eligible SOC code however to meet the minimum salary requirement this is dependent on the salary you are offered and/or whether you are eligible for tradeable points. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk"

“Please note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance if you require visa sponsorship.”

How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOCX 65.11KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to jobapps@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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