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Lectureship in Applied Mathematics, Data Science or Theoretical Physics

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The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education. The role The School of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking to recruit a new lecturer in the area of Applied Mathematics, Data Science or Theoretical Physics. The successful candidate will have a PhD (or equivalent) and a proven track record in a relevant area of research. Preference will be given to candidates with a potential for future excellence whose interests strengthen or augment our existing research areas, although exceptional candidates with other research interests which strengthen our links to the STEM faculty will also be considered. We also require excellent teaching and communication skills. You will be expected to contribute to the teaching of our existing modules as well as to the development of new teaching materials. Specific criteria are set out in the job description attached below. The School provides a friendly and flexible working environment, where diversity is celebrated and welcomed. The School is active in challenging injustice and promoting equitable treatment for those from marginalised or under-represented groups. The School holds an Athena Swan Bronze award for its work in promoting gender equality and is currently working towards a Silver award. Start date of late Autumn 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. If you would like to discuss this post before making an application, please email the Head of School, Dr Andrey Umerski, ([email protected]).

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