Gilbart Chair in Financial Mathematics

King's College London
Job Description: 

Gilbart Chair in Financial Mathematics
School of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
King's College London

Applications are invited for the post of Gilbart Chair in Financial Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics at King’s College London. The Department has had a very distinguished mathematical and scientific tradition since its foundation in 1829. It currently has around 500 undergraduate and 130 postgraduate students following its programmes. The Department has six internationally recognised research groups: Analysis, Geometry, Number Theory, Disordered Systems, Financial Mathematics, and Theoretical Physics. The Financial Mathematics group has currently five permanent members (Prof T Pennanen, Dr C Buescu, Dr T Di Matteo, Dr M Forde, Dr M Riedle) and two open positions. King’s College London is a research-led university based in the heart of London with nearly 23,500 students (of whom more than 9,000 are graduate students) from nearly 140 countries, and some 9,000 employees.

The post holder is expected to have an outstanding research record of international stature in Financial Mathematics and to have the vision and leadership to maintain and develop further the leading research presence of the Financial Mathematics group at King’s College London.

For an informal discussion of the post please contact Professor Jurgen Berndt on +44 (0)20 7848 2814 or via email at, or Professor Teemu Pennanen on +44 (0)20 7848 2402 or via email at

The post is available as soon as possible and not later than 1 October 2013.

The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications, on the professorial grade, and the salary is negotiable, plus £2,323 per annum London Allowance. Benefits include an annual season ticket loan scheme and a superannuation scheme.

Further details and application packs are available on the College’s website at All correspondence should clearly state the job title and reference number A9/CCM/608/12-MC. If you have any queries please contact your Recruitment Co-ordinator at

The closing date for receipt of applications is 31 August 2012.

Equality of opportunity is College policy.

Job Categories: 
Universities and colleges
Deadline for Application: 
Aug 31 2012