Assistant/Associate Professor in Mathematical Biology/Mathematical Neuroscience

University of Nottingham
Mathematical Sciences
Closing Date
WorkplaceNottingham, East Midlands, UK


Assistant/Associate Professor in Mathematical Biology/Mathematical Neuroscience

£36261 to £61618 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum 51,630 at Associate Professor Level). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

We are looking for an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Mathematical Biology to deliver high quality teaching and undertake original research of international excellence in Mathematical Biology, complementing and enhancing the current activity of the world-leading Mathematical Medicine and Biology group and ideally linking with the University Beacons of Excellence in Precision Imaging or Future Food. Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to, Mathematical Neuroscience; Data Assimilation, Inference and Data integration in the Life Sciences; and Modelling Food/Agricultural Systems.

We believe that talented and inclusive teams deliver the highest quality research and are seeking applications from high quality candidates who enhance the diversity of our existing team. The School is committed to creating opportunities for people traditionally under-represented in Mathematical Sciences.

You will be able to carry out duties to the highest standard and to evidence how, through your experience, you will:

  • Plan and deliver high quality teaching on undergraduate and MSc Applied Mathematics modules
  • Provide curriculum development within your area of expertise and collaborate with colleagues to design courses and/or programmes
  • Develop research proposals to attract funding from Research Councils, Industry, EU, and other sources
  • Have a proven track-record in publishing research work of international quality in Mathematical Biology
  • Contribute to the dissemination of research outputs at national/international conferences, workshops, and meetings

We are looking for a proactive, organised researcher who can evidence:

  • A PhD, or equivalent in mathematical biology or a relevant branch of applied mathematics
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
  • Actively engagement with and valuing other areas and diverse groups

This is a permanent post which is available from 1 October 2019. Full-time work is 36.25 hours per week. Applications are welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 18.125 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part-time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered for this post.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Bindi Brook, tel: +44(0)115 748 6065, or email: bindi.brook [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Information about the School is available at: ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">www.?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit; ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">


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