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Lecturer in Industry-Facing Applied Mathematics

40,927 - 50,296 a year
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The Department of Mathematics is seeking a talented new colleague to join our research groups within Applied Mathematics to complement and extend activities associated with industrial interaction and engagement. You will have a strong research record that aligns with one or more of our Applied Mathematics research groups and the capacity to attract funding and form interdisciplinary collaborations.  Successful candidates will have engaged in impactful research in Applied Mathematics and have a portfolio of interaction with industry.

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 develop research objectives, projects and proposals and carry out individual or collaborative research projects.
  • To lead on and/or contribute to the production of research outputs and research outcomes.
  • To design, develop and deliver teaching across a wide range of modules and/or within a particular programme or subject area.
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.
  • To promote interdisciplinary research and engage in impact-generating research and industrial collaboration.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed

  • You will have a PhD, or equivalent professional experience, in Statistics or related quantitative discipline.  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 your subject area, to design, develop & deliver teaching to students in the Department of Mathematics, and to complement and enhance the department's research strategy and goals with publicly evidenced, high-quality research.   You will be able to evidence your ability to disseminate your research findings at conferences and other appropriate events.
  • You will have proven abilities to initiate and develop interdisciplinary research projects and engage in impactful research.
  • You will be able to provide learning support to students and have knowledge of a range of teaching and research techniques & methodologies.  You will have experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and of successful course planning, design and delivery.
  • You will have the ability to develop research objectives, projects and proposals and have well-developed analytical skills.
  • You will have advanced and specialist IT knowledge and highly developed communication skills to engage with a wide ranging audience using a range of media.  You will have the ability to supervise the work of others, for example as an MSc, PhD or postdoctoral supervisor.

Interview date: 27 July 2022

For informal enquiries: please contact Professor Julie Wilson at, Professor Roger Colbeck at or Professor Martin Bees at

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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