Chair/Reader in Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing

University of Reading
Job Description: 

As part of recruitment to 16 new academic positions in the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, we are seeking a mathematician, at full or associate professor level, to carry out internationally leading research in numerical analysis/scientific computing and to contribute to interdisciplinary research across the School. The School has a world class reputation in the maths and physics of weather, climate, earth observation, nonlinear waves and geophysical flows, and you will contribute to a thriving research and education effort in mathematics and at the interface between mathematics and earth system science.

The candidate appointed should have: an outstanding research reputation and publication record in numerical analysis/scientific computing; the ability to build an internationally excellent research programme; the ability to secure research funding strong leadership skills and the willingness to play a leading role in the development of NA across the School; the ability to contribute to our undergraduate and graduate teaching programmes; excellent communication skills.

Informal enquiries are welcome to Prof Beatrice Pelloni (, Head of Department of Mathematics and Statistics) or Prof Simon Chandler-Wilde (, Head of School).

For further details or to apply go to and search using the reference number CH12020.

Job Categories: 
Universities and colleges
Deadline for Application: 
Nov 9 2012