5 Whittaker Research Fellowships at the University of Edinburgh

The School of Mathematics in the University of Edinburgh wishes to appoint five WHITTAKER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS. We are seeking outstanding candidates to enhance the current strengths of the School, to connect existing areas of expertise within the School, or to pursue connections with application areas. The fellowships are each for three years and feature a 10% teaching duty.

The Statistics group has expanded significantly in the last 5 years and would strongly welcome applications for these posts. The School intends to appoint at least one fellowship in each of its themes: Optimization, Operational Research and Statistics (OORS); Applied and Computational Mathematics (ACM); Analysis and Probability (AP); Structure & Symmetry (SS – featuring Algebra, Geometry, Mathematical Physics, Topology). Applications that sit between or beyond these themes or are based in Mathematical Sciences Education (MSE) are also welcome.

The closing date for applications is 5pm (UK time) on November 21st, 2019. Interviews will be held in December and you must be willing to take up the position on or before 1st July 2020. The starting salary will be in the range of £33,797 - £40,322, depending on experience.

For further details, including how to apply, see:

If potential candidates have any academic questions they are encouraged to make contact with Professor Iain Gordon (Head of School) by email: Any questions of an administrative nature should be directed to

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