Professor(s)/Associate Professor(s) of Mathematics - Stochastic Analysis

University of Exeter
Job Description: 

College of Engineering, Mathematics & Physical Sciences

The University of Exeter has been named University of the Year in The Sunday Times University Guide 2013 and has now risen to 7th place in The Sunday Times league table. In the 2012 National Student Survey we are ranked 6th out of all "full service" universities and we are now a member of the Russell Group of leading research-intensive institutions. Recent capital projects to the value of GBP 350 million pounds across the University ensure a truly world-class research and teaching environment and an inspirational location to work and live.

The College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at the University of Exeter is continuing with a strategy of sustained investment in both academic staff and infrastructure to provide a catalyst for significant growth in both research activity and student experience. In recognition of their pivotal importance to both research and the student experience, the College is looking to appoint exceptional researchers and inspirational teachers to join its dynamic faculty.

These appointments will contribute high quality fundamental research and teaching in any area related to stochastic analysis. This may include areas such as stochastic differential equations, stochastic processes, probability theory, ergodic theory and/or related areas that resonate and interact with current research activities in Mathematics or the Business School. This appointment will bring new expertise to our teaching and project supervision in areas relevant to financial mathematics and/or computational finance.

Applicants for these posts will have a strong track record of research including international quality publications and experience of raising research funding at an appropriate level. They will draw on proven ability in, or display great potential for, teaching and/or curriculum development on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Professorial appointments will be leading international figures with the ability to attract world-class academics to their research groups. Applicants will be innovative researchers with a strong track record of research funding and international quality publications.

Associate Professor appointments will be leading authorities in their specialism with an international reputation, as evidenced by research publications, sustained funding as principal investigator and PhD supervision as well as other esteem indicators. Applicants will have experience of making significant contribution to the development and clarification of research strategy for their subject area. The successful applicant will contribute to our educational programmes and to the overall student experience.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Dean of the College, Prof Ken Evans (tel: 01392 723645, email: ) to discuss the posts further. Informal enquiries can be made to Prof Peter Ashwin, Head of Discipline (tel: 01392 725225, email: ). You may also wish to consult our web site at for further details of the College.

The University of Exeter is working towards a Silver Athena SWAN award as a sign of its intention to provide equality of opportunity to all staff thereby working towards addressing the issue of underrepresentation of women in Academia in the STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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Deadline for Application: 
Dec 10 2012