Lecturer in Probability, University of Manchester

Applications are invited for the following permanent post, to start in January 2024 or at a mutually agreed alternative date:

Lecturer in Probability (Teaching and Research)
Department of Mathematics
University of Manchester

Online application:

Further particulars:

Important dates:
- Closing date for applications: 28th September 2023
- Interviews and presentations: 18/19th October 2023

We are looking for an academic of outstanding ability, who is seeking a friendly, supportive and collegial environment in which to develop as world-class researcher and teacher.

You should hold a PhD or equivalent in Probability or a closely related field and be able to demonstrate an outstanding research record in an area of Probability as well as an ability to lecture a range of courses in Probability and related areas at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

We expect a genuine commitment to and enthusiasm for both teaching and research and the development of others. You will carry out research in Probability and supervise research (PhD) students. You will teach undergraduate and masters-level courses and contribute to the ongoing curriculum development. Furthermore, you will provide project supervision to students at undergraduate and masters-level in programmes offered by the Department. You will also perform other usual departmental duties, including examinations and further administrative tasks.

The Department of Mathematics ( is one of the larger integrated mathematics schools/departments in the UK, with approximately 80 permanent academic staff, 30 research assistants and fellows, 1,400 undergraduate students and 250 postgraduate students. Based in the purpose-built Alan Turing Building, the Department provides a friendly, supportive and collegial environment that fosters world-class research and teaching. In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework, 99.5% of the Department’s research was rated as internationally excellent or world-leading. The Department is divided for management purposes into three groups, with focus respectively on Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Probability & Statistics.

The 2023 Academic Ranking of World Universities rates the University of Manchester as one of the leading research universities in the world (28th globally and 9th in Europe).

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