Vacancies

Academic postions

Vacancy for Chair in Applied Mathematics

The School of Mathematics and Statistics seeks to appoint a Professor in Applied Mathematics. The appointee with be expected to engage in high-quality research, actively contribute to teaching, and undertake relevant administration within the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

You will have an outstanding track record of national and international distinction and leadership in research, bringing external recognition and distinction to yourself and the University. Applications for the post are welcome in any research areas in Applied Mathematics that complement the existing strengths within the School. The Applied Mathematics Group’s current research activities include continuum mechanics (nonlinear elasticity, mechanics of materials, fluid-structure interactions, magnetohydrodynamics), mathematical biology (collective animal behaviour, bioconvection, spatial and evolutionary ecology) and mathematical physiology (soft tissue mechanics, blood flow).

You can view the job description online at https://www.gla.ac.uk/it/iframe/jobs/ by searching for reference number 025825.

The closing date for applications is 15 November 2019.

Postdoctoral postions

Vacancy for Research Associate in Statistics

The School of Mathematics and Statistics seeks to appoint a Research Associate to make a leading contribution to a EPSRC funded project: “Developing statistical downscaling to improve water quality understanding and management” working with Dr. Surajit Ray, Professor Claire Miller and Professor Marian Scott. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in statistical modelling, functional data analysis and expertise in statistical computing and programming. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

You can view the job description online at https://www.gla.ac.uk/it/iframe/jobs/ by searching for reference number 029326.

The closing date for applications is 7 October 2019. 

Professional, Administrative and Support opportunities

Vacancy for Teaching Administrator 

The School of Mathematics and Statistics seeks to appoint a Teaching Administrator to provide comprehensive administrative support to the School in order to ensure the efficient functioning of all course administration, as well as providing a comprehensive administrative service to students and staff within the School.

You can view the job description online at https://www.gla.ac.uk/it/iframe/jobs/ by searching for reference number E20406.

The closing date for applications is 3 October 2019.

Funded Ph.D opportunities

Iapetus PhD studentships

* Glasgow: (Teed, Simitev)

The force balance in Earth's core and its implication for the geodynamo http://www.iapetus.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/IAP-17-23-Teed-Glasgow.pdf

* Newcastle: (Guervilly, Simitev, Teed)

Formation and Dynamics of a Stably Stratified Layer below the Core-Mantle Boundary http://www.iapetus.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/IAP-17-98-Guervilly-Newcastle.pdf

The Generation of the Earthʼs Magnetic Field: The Strong-Field Regime http://www.iapetus.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/IAP-17-99-Guervilly-Newcastle.pdf

Also see http://www.iapetus.ac.uk/studentships.