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Assistant Professor in Mathematics

London School of Economics
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The Department of Mathematics at LSE seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor with expertise in a subject area related to the Mathematics of Operations Research.

Job Description

The successful candidate will have an established track-record or trajectory of research at a level of international excellence, will be able to teach mathematics at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and will have a commitment to excellence in teaching.  She or he will contribute to the general work of the department, including the teaching of a range of courses.  She or he will have a PhD in a mathematical subject (or be close to completing one) by the intended start date of 2nd September 2019.  She or he will maintain an active programme of research in mathematics and will have a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research.  Expertise and research interests in a subject area related to the Mathematics of Operations Research are essential. 


The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.


In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities. LSE is a family friendly employer.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


Further information on the Department can be found at


To apply for this post, please go to  If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email the Head of the Department of Mathematics, Professor Martin Anthony (


The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 18 November 2018 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.


Shortlisted candidates will be invited to visit the Department in January 2019.