Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Mathematical Finance, starting 1 July 2011 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Candidates for the Lectureship in Mathematical Finance will be expected to have proven research ability in pure or applied mathematical finance, and will demonstrate the potential for strong leadership qualities in the subject. Candidates will hold a good honours degree and a PhD (or equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related discipline, will have an outstanding list of publications in mathematics commensurate with their level of experience, will show exceptional ability in their chosen research areas, and will be able to contribute significantly to the research environment of the Mathematical Finance Section and the Department of Mathematics. The ability to teach mathematics at undergraduate and postgraduate level is essential. In particular, candidates will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to give effective presentations. A track record of securing research funding is desirable, as is a demonstrable ability to build research related collaborations with industry.
The successful applicant will carry out advanced research in mathematical finance and its applications, and will be responsible for supervising research students, attracting research related funding, and developing relations with the financial services industry. The Lecturer will participate in the organization and teaching of the MSc in Mathematics and Finance in the Department of Mathematics, and other aspects of the Department’s teaching programs.