Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professor in Pure Mathematics

  • University of Manchester
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
  • Sep 22, 2021
Full time Mathematics & Statistics

Job Description

The University of Manchester

Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professor in Pure Mathematics (two posts)

The University's Department of Mathematics is one of the larger integrated mathematics schools/departments in the UK, with approximately 80 permanent academic staff, 30 research assistants and fellows, 1,200 undergraduate students and 250 postgraduate students. Based in the purpose-built Alan Turing Building, the Department provides a friendly, supportive and collegial environment that fosters world-class research and teaching.

Applications are now invited for two positions in Pure Mathematics at Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professorial level. Applicants are sought in any area of pure mathematics that complements or extends existing expertise in the Department. Applicants should have a vision for the future of pure mathematics within the School of Natural Sciences and the potential to provide leadership to achieve it.   

Applicants should have an established track record of outstanding research in pure mathematics and a genuine commitment to, and enthusiasm for, teaching, research and the development of others.

The University of Manchester is the largest non-federal university in the UK, with an annual income of over £1 billion, over 12,000 staff and over 40,000 students. It is a place with a rich history of pure and applied research, where students experience outstanding teaching and learning, helping them to develop into tomorrow's leaders, and where all activity is enriched by a commitment to social responsibility. The Academic Ranking of World Universities currently rates Manchester as the 35th best university in the world and 5th best in the UK. 

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit For a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at Anderson Quigley: Imogen Wilde on +44 (0)7864 652 633 or Elliott Rae on +44 (0)7584 078 534; or the Head of Pure Mathematics, Professor Charles Eaton at

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 22nd October.

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and as an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.

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