Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics

University of Leicester

About the role

The School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences provides a rich and culturally diverse environment where both students and staff can thrive in a demanding yet cooperative and friendly atmosphere. The school has research links with Space Park Leicester, the Leicester Institute for Precision Medicine and the Department of Genetics & Genome Biology at the University of Leicester, and is a founding member of the College of Science and Engineering’s Centre for AI, Data Analytics and Modelling.
The University of Leicester is one of the top 200 universities in the world and top 30 in the UK according to the Univjobs (THE) World University Rankings 2022. Working hard together, our ambitious staff and students work in cooperation to deliver research, teaching and learning of the highest quality.
We are seeking an Associate Professor to join the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences to support our delivery of high-quality teaching and research, contributing to the research profile of the School in mathematical and computational modelling, statistics, Artificial Intelligence, data science, or other areas consistent with our existing strengths and future ambitions. You will be expected to undertake teaching, tutoring, and project supervision across a range of mathematics and statistics courses as well as supporting the development of new programmes and courses in mathematics.
At the heart of the UK, the University of Leicester is a research-intensive university. Different areas of activity are balanced by a workload model to ensure fair and transparent balance between staff and different areas of activity.

About you

With a PhD and an established international reputation as a scholar, you will be able to demonstrate research and teaching achievement in your field of expertise. You will be able to evidence this through external grant capture, publications in peer reviewed journals and other relevant outputs, with a clear forward plan for your research that complements the existing specialisms within the school.
With a track record of training and mentoring research students and experience of building effective collaborative relationships, you will have a commitment to high quality teaching, ensuring our students get the best experience possible.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Professor Sergei Petrovskiy at [email protected] .
Applications for job share will be considered.
We anticipate that interview will take place on August 2nd & 3rd 2023, at the University of Leicester campus
The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change , which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.
As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.
We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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