Faculty positions in applied topology at University of Aberdeen

The university of Aberdeen is currently advertising two positions at the level of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer. There seems to be a strong interest in our school in hiring in applied topology. I would therefore encourage those who are interested in this opportunity to apply for the position. The department is small, but very friendly and is particularly strong in algebraic topology and representation theory. Two in our topology group, that is Mark Grant and myself, are very active in applied topology. Anybody who is interested is welcome to contact me for an informal enquiry at r.levi@abdn.ac.uk
You can access the formal adverts at  https://www.abdnjobs.co.uk/vacancy/lecturer-senior-lecturer-439504.html
or https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CFB474/lecturer-or-senior-lecturer-level-in-mathematics The deadline is 26 April 2021.
The advert text is appended below
Best wishes, Ran


    

The School of Natural and Computing Sciences is looking to appoint two full-time staff at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level in Mathematics with research expertise in an area of pure mathematics that supports or complements the existing strengths in topology, algebra and applied topology. 

Candidates whose work is applicable to the wider University priority area of ‘Data & AI’ are especially welcome, as are those open to exploring opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration.

Successful candidates will also be expected to teach a broad range of mathematics lectures, problem classes and tutorials, and undertake administrative duties as necessary.

Applications are invited from candidates who can demonstrate an excellent research profile, as evidenced by publications in leading journals. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate their potential for sustaining a research programme at the University of Aberdeen and gaining external research funding.

Candidates should have a PhD and demonstrable research experience in Mathematics or a related discipline relevant to the role.

For a Senior Lecturer position, candidates should demonstrate a track record of successful grant applications, research student supervision and undergraduate/taught postgraduate teaching

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (Lecturer) (£41,526 – £49,552 per annum) or Grade 8 salary scale (Senior Lecturer) (£52,559 – £59,135 per annum). The placement on the scale is negotiable according to qualifications and experience.

This role is based in the UK and as such the successful candidate will be required to live and work in the UK.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references, and in the case of Lecturers, a 3-year probation period

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here 

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa.  At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser (e-mail: h.m.clark@abdn.ac.uk) for further information. 

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and a cover letter of no more than two sides of A4, outlining your reasons for making an application.

Online application forms are available at www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

The closing date for receipt of applications is 26 April 2021

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact:

Professor Ben Martin, Head of Mathematics

b.martin@abdn.ac.uk

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Martin.

Please quote reference number NCS172A on all correspondence.

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff.

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