Churchill Professorship of Mathematics for Operational Research

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (GB)
27 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

Reference: LF16754

The Board of Electors to the Churchill Professorship of  Mathematics for Operational Research invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Mathematics for Operational
Research (including optimisation, machine learning, information theory, statistics and signal processing) to take up appointment on 1 October 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in the Mathematics for Operational Research and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining
and developing a leading research presence. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

Further information is available at: or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with
details of three referees should be made online no later than 3 December 2018.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor James Norris, Convenor of the Board of Electors, tel: +44 1223 337947, email:

Please quote reference LF16754 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Closing Date: 03 December 2018

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