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Lecturer in Probability and Actuarial Science
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: S&E-14046

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 12/07/2019

Salary: £40,792 to £50,132 per annum (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: Probability

Hours Per Week: Full Time

Contract Duration: Not specified

School / Directorate: School of Mathematics

Applications are invited for the above post, to start in January 2020 or at a mutually agreed alternative date. We are looking for a mathematical scientist of outstanding ability or potential, who is seeking a friendly, supportive and collegial environment in which to develop as a world-class researcher and teacher, and to support our Actuarial Science BSc and MSc programmes accredited by the UK’s Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.


This appointment is part of an initiative that is specifically aimed at probability, financial mathematics and actuarial sciences.  There is significant activity within the University employing statistical, financial and optimization tools.  Applicants with an appetite for interdisciplinary research will be especially welcome, as will applicants with experience in teaching actuarial science or financial mathematics.


You should have research experience commensurate with your career stage (with allowance made for career breaks) and a genuine commitment to, and enthusiasm for, teaching and knowledge transfer.


The School of Mathematics and University are committed to the well-being and work-life balance of all staff. In addition to our attractive rewards and benefits we have a suite of family-friendly policies covering ?exible working, career breaks and entitlement to enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave which are applicable to all employees. For more details on these and other bene?ts see:


This is a full time post but applications from individuals seeking part time, job share or ?exible working arrangements are also welcome.


The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointments will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:


Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies


Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Neil Walton, Head of Probability & Statistics


Technical support:


Tel:      0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel:      0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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