University of Bristol, England
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University of Bristol, United Kingdom

Professorial Grade Salary

The University of Bristol is seeking applications for the following three newly established positions:

• Professor/Reader in Algebraic/Arithmetic Geometry (Ref: 15489)
• Professor/Reader in Combinatorics (Ref: 15491)
• Professor/Reader in Probability Theory (Ref: 15493)

These positions form part of the University's strategic expansion in research areas that complement existing strengths in Pure Mathematics and Statistics at Bristol. The successful candidates will be expected to build up and lead a research group of the highest international level.

The School of Mathematics is one of the leading centres for research and teaching in mathematics in the UK. There are groups working in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics and Statistics. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), Applied Mathematics ranked third, Pure Mathematics ranked joint fifth and Statistics ranked joint fourth in terms of grade-point average. Furthermore, the School has close links with the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research, which is based in Bristol and runs a co-ordinated series of research programmes, conferences and workshops. (See

Women are currently under-represented in the School of Mathematics, therefore we particularly welcome applications from women for these posts. The University has numerous family friendly policies which can be found on the Positive Working Environment website

In order to receive full attention, applications should be received by 9.00am on Friday 1st October 2010.

To discuss any aspect of the posts, please contact Professor Guy Nason, Head of the School of Mathematics and Academic Secretary to the Appointment Committee.
Telephone: +44 (0)117 928 8633 or e-mail:

Alternatively, please feel free to contact any of the people listed below for informal discussions with respect to the posts:

Professor M van den Berg, Head of the Pure Mathematics Group
Telephone: +44 (0)117 331 1666 or e-mail:

Professor C Andrieu, Head of the Statistics Group
Telephone: +44 (0)117 928 9134 or e-mail:

Professor T Wooley, FRS, Associate Director of the Heilbronn Institute
Telephone: +44 (0)117 331 5240 or e-mail:

For further details and an application form, please visit Alternatively you can e-mail or telephone +44 (0)117 954 6947, quoting the relevant reference number.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am, 1 October 2010.


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Universities and colleges
Deadline for Application: 
Oct 1 2010