A globally outstanding centre of
teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of
extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting - Durham is a
university like no other.
We believe that inspiring our people
to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do
outstanding things in the world.
As part of Durham University, you'll
be working with exceptional minds, all with the desire to ask, and
answer, the big questions. Access to leading edge facilities and an
active contributor to the global research and university community
means you'll be part of an international and diverse network of
partners spanning the world's best research institutions,
organisations and businesses. And all this within the evocative and
historic surroundings of the city, county and community that is
We find it easy to be proud of the
extraordinary people we have at Durham. We offer the inspiration,
they achieve the outstanding. We invite you to join them.
Applications are particularly
welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who
are under-represented in academic posts in the University. We are
committed to equality: if for any reason you have taken a career
break or periods of leave that may have impacted on the volume and
recency of research outputs, such as maternity, adoption or
parental leave, you may wish to disclose this in your application.
The selection committee will recognise that this may have reduced
the quantity of your research accordingly.
Durham University's Athena Swan
institutional award recognises and celebrates good practice in
recruiting and supporting the development of women. We have also
signed up to the Race Equality Charter, a national framework for
improving the representation, progression, and success of minority
ethnic staff and students within higher education.
of Mathematical Sciences at Durham University seeks to appoint two
talented individuals to the role of Assistant Professor. We welcome
applications from those with research and teaching interests in the
broad field of Pure Mathematics and we are particularly eager to
hear from applicants with a focus in Geometry and Dynamics, and
from those with a focus in the broad field of Topology (including
but not limited to algebraic topology, geometric topology, homotopy
theory, symplectic topology or topological dynamics).
These two posts
offer an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the
development of internationally excellent research and teaching
while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed
your career in an exciting and progressive institution. For more
information, please visit our Department pages at .
Professor in Pure Mathematics (Two Posts)
demonstrate research excellence in Pure Mathematics with a focus
either in Geometry and Dynamics, or in Topology, with the ability
to teach our students to an exceptional standard and to fully
engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University.
The University provides a working and teaching environment which is
inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with
dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate
these key principles as part of the assessment process.