Teaching Fellow, Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Southampton, United Kingdom
£30,942 to £38,017
13 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
03 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £30,942 to £38,017
Full Time Fixed Term (01/10/21-30/09/23)
Closing Date:  Monday 03 May 2021
Reference:  1360821PJ

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow within Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Southampton. The successful candidate will help us to deliver our programmes in applied mathematics and mathematics for science and engineering. The successful candidate should either have a PhD or be close to completing a PhD in applied mathematics, theoretical physics or a related research area. They should also be able to demonstrate ability and experience of teaching applied mathematics. 

The School of Mathematical Sciences has a strong record of providing an excellent learning and research environment. Our research portfolio spans statistics, operational research, pure mathematics, applied mathematics and theoretical physics. The University of Southampton is a member of the Alan Turing Institute, and a number of researchers from the School of Mathematical Sciences are Turing fellows. The School of Mathematical Sciences hosts several research centres that collaborate widely across the University, including the Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute (S3RI), the Centre for Operational Research, Management Science and Information Sciences (CORMSIS) and Southampton Theory Astrophysics and Gravity (STAG). 

For further information about Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton please see our webpages:

This is a full time fixed term post tenable from 1 October 2021 and available until 30 September 2023. Flexible working patterns of at least 0.8 FTE would also be considered. 

Potential applicants who wish to discuss this post are welcome to contact the Head of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Professor Kostas Skenderis (

The School of Mathematical Sciences is committed to promoting equality and diversity, and holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award demonstrating this commitment. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation, and will give due consideration to applicants seeking flexible working patterns and to those who have taken a career break. The University has a generous maternity policy and onsite childcare facilities, and offers a range of benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 2380 592750 or email  Please quote reference 1360821PJ on all correspondence.