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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Financial Mathematics
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: SAE-019497

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 29/09/2022

Salary: £37,467 to £51,799 Lecturer £53,348 to £63,668 Senior Lecturer, per annum, depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: Department of Mathematics

Hours per week: full time

Contract Duration: Permanent

School / Directorate: School of Natural Sciences

Applications are invited for the above post, to start in January 2023 or at a mutually agreed alternative date. We are looking for academics of outstanding ability, who are seeking a friendly, supportive and collegial environment in which to develop as world-class researchers and teachers, and who will contribute to the continued development of the Financial and Actuarial Mathematics (FAM) provision within the Probability & Statistics Group, Department of Mathematics, in the School of Natural Sciences.

Applicants are sought in any area of Financial Mathematics that complements or extends existing expertise in the Department. Current research themes within FAM including financial risk management, stochastic control, pricing of financial instruments, portfolio analysis, time series models stochastic risk processes and machine learning in Finance (see ). 

Applicants should have an outstanding track record of research in Financial Mathematics or a closely related area (with allowance made for career breaks) and a genuine commitment to, and enthusiasm for, teaching, research and the development of others. There are many opportunities to engage with other researchers at the University including the Alliance Manchester Business School (  ) and the Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (  ).  We are also a University Partner of the Alan Turing Institute (the UK national institute for data science). 

The Department of Mathematics is offering two related and highly successful MSc programmes:  the MSc in Mathematical Finance,  , and the MSc in Actuarial Science, .
The successful applicant is expected to contribute to the further development and delivery of these and related programmes.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of Probability & Statistics Group, Professor Korbinian Strimmer ( ).

The Department and University are committed to the well-being and work-life balance of all staff. We have a package of family-friendly policies covering flexible working, career breaks and entitlement to paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave. For more details on these and other benefits see The Department is fully committed to Athena SWAN principles to promote women in science and is a supporter of the LMS Good Practice Scheme; for more details of our activities relating to Social Responsibility see  This is a full time post but applications from individuals seeking part time, job share or flexible working arrangements are welcome. 

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered

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

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Korbinian Strimmer

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

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.