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Associate Lecturer

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Associate Lecturer in Pure Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics is seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer in Pure Mathematics for a fixed term of three years. The applicants are expected to have a background in an area of Pure Mathematics, including Algebra, Geometry, Analysis and Number Theory, or related fields. The successful applicant will be expected to support the Department's teaching portfolio in Pure Mathematics by delivering modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and contributing to associated administrative tasks.

We are a research-led department.  We have high-calibre staff who produce innovative and technically demanding research on a world stage with a healthy span of research areas in pure and applied mathematics and statistics.  All of our research was rated world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) in REF2021 in all three categories: outputs, impact and environment.


  • To lecture, lead seminars, tutorials and other forms of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
  • To develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students.
  • To carry out on-going curriculum review, including module content and materials and contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies.
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative responsibilities.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • You will have a PhD or equivalent professional qualification in Mathematics.  You should also hold an appropriate academic professional and teaching qualification or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice.
  • You will have extensive specialist knowledge in an area of Pure Mathematics, to design, develop & deliver teaching to students in the Department of Mathematics.
  • You will be able to provide learning support to students and have knowledge of a range of teaching techniques & methodologies. You will have experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level and of successful course planning, design and delivery.
  • You will have highly developed communication skills to engage with a wide ranging audience using a range of media.

Intended interview date: 25 July 2022

Informal enquiries may be made to Prof Martin Bees or Prof
Victor Beresnevich

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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