School of Mathematics

University Teacher in Mathematics

The School of Mathematics is seeking to appoint a University Teacher.

This is a fixed-term position, focussing mainly on teaching across a range of mathematical topics, but with opportunities to take part in the world class research activities in our School.The duties allocated will be dependent on the expertise of the appointee and will include delivering effective teaching to undergraduate and/or taught postgraduate programmes. The role will also include involvement in assessment of students, helping to develop existing courses and programmes where this is appropriate, and teaching related administration. It is expected that the postholder will engage with the research activities of the School relevant to them.

A PhD in Mathematics and experience of teaching mathematics at University level is essential, as well as the ability to demonstrate effective team working, communication and interpersonal skills.

This post is full time and fixed term for two years.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 13th April 2016 and the post is available at a mutually agreed date from 1st August 2016.

All applications should apply online via our vacancy website. The application procedure is quick and easy to follow, and you will receive email confirmation of safe receipt of your application.

Please attach your curriculum vitae, a brief document outlining your teaching experience and your approach to teaching, and arrange for at least three referees to send letters of recommendation directly to by the closing date.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting: Professor Iain Gordon, email

Salary: £31,656 - £37,768 per annum.

The University of Edinburgh promotes equality and diversity. We strive for a family-friendly School, hold a Bronze Athena SWAN award and support the London Mathematical Society Good Practice Scheme.