Chair in Mathematics and Statistical Science

Bristol City of Bristol (GB)
18 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Chairs in Mathematics and Statistical Science

Job number  ACAD102948
Division/School  School of Mathematics
Contract type  Open ended contract staff
Working pattern  Full time
Salary  Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Closing date for applications  04-Dec-2017

The University of Bristol is seeking to appoint a number of Chairs in any areas of Mathematics or Statistical Science, who will be based in one of five newly established research institutes in the School of Mathematics: the Institute for Applied Mathematics, the Institute of Mathematical Physics, the Institute for Pure Mathematics, the Institute for Probability, Analysis and Dynamics, and the Institute for Statistical Science.  
The appointments are part of a major strategic expansion of the School of Mathematics, which in spring 2018 will move to a substantial Grade-II listed property, providing office space for over 100 academics, 100 post-graduate students and 80 post-docs. The building is currently being transformed into a state-of-the-art mathematics teaching and research facility at a cost of £33M.
We are looking for world-class researchers in any areas of mathematics and statistical science, including those currently not represented in the School. The post-holder will be responsible for her or his own research programme, demonstrate leadership and deliver excellence in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
The successful candidate must have a doctorate in mathematics or closely related subject, an internationally leading research profile as well as a clear vision for future research directions. The ability to teach a broad range of topics at both undergraduate and postgraduate level is essential. Full details of the post-holder’s duties and responsibilities can be found in the further particulars available via the link below.
Informal enquiries are welcome and can be directed to Prof. Jens Marklof FRS (Head of School, as well as the Institute Directors Prof. Tim Browning (Pure Mathematics,, Prof. Jon Keating FRS (Mathematical Physics,, Prof. Guy Nason (Statistical Science,, Prof. Balint Toth (Probability, Analysis and Dynamics, and Prof. Steve Wiggins (Applied Mathematics,
The School of Mathematics is a supporter of the LMS Good Practice Scheme aiming at advancing women's careers in mathematics and we therefore particularly welcome applications from women for this post.
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.