Rouse Ball Professorship of Mathematics

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
22 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
21 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Rouse Ball Professorship of Mathematics

Department/Location: Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

Reference: LF28548

Closing date: 31 December 2021

The Board of Electors to the Rouse Ball Professorship of Mathematics invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 September 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in Mathematics 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 31 December 2021.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor James Norris (Convenor of Board of Electors);

Please quote reference LF28548 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.