Professor in Mathematical Finance / Actuarial Science
University of Manchester School of Natural Sciences
United Kingdom

Job Reference : S&E-14903

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 31/01/2020

Salary : Salary will be within the professorial scale according to relevant experience and qualifications.

Employment Type : Permanent

Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering

Division : Department of Mathematics

Hours Per week : This position is usually full-time, but a part-time appointment may be considered.
Contract Duration : From 1 June 2020 or a mutually agreed alternative date.


Applications are invited for the post of professor in Mathematical Finance / Actuarial Science to start in June 2020 or at a mutually agreed alternative date. We are looking for a mathematical scientist of outstanding ability or potential, who is seeking a friendly, supportive and collegial environment in which to provide leadership as a world-class researcher and teacher. The post-holder will support our undergraduate and MSc programmes in mathematical finance and/or actuarial science.


This appointment is part of an initiative to build research leadership in financial mathematics and actuarial science at the University of Manchester. There is significant activity within the University employing statistical, financial and optimization tools. Applicants with an appetite for interdisciplinary research will be especially welcome, as will applicants with experience in teaching financial mathematics or actuarial science.


Applicants should have research experience commensurate with their career stage (with allowance made for career breaks) and a genuine commitment to, and enthusiasm for, teaching and knowledge transfer.


Salary and a competitive start-up package are by negotiation, with scope to fully recognise applicants of the very highest standing. The post is usually full-time, but a part-time appointment may be considered.


The Department of Mathematics is committed to Athena SWAN principles to promote women in science, and is keen to accommodate all staff with family or caring responsibilities. The University of Manchester has a package of family-friendly policies, covering flexible working, career breaks and entitlement to paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave. Further benefits are outlined at

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Ian Hall, the Head of Probability & Statistics

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further Particulars/Person Specification criteria that you should address in your application.


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