Academic postions

There are currently no vacancies available.

Postdoctoral postions

We are currently advertising for a Research Assistant post in Statistics. You will contribute to statistical software development to provide online statistical tools aimed at practitioners in the public sector, business and industry working with Dr Claire Miller, Dr Tereza Neocleous, Profs Marian Scott and Adrian Bowman. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in statistical modelling, software (R, e.g. RMarkdown and RShiny for app development). 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 by searching for reference number 024824. The closing date is Thursday 28th March.

Funded Ph.D opportunities

Iapetus PhD studentships

* Glasgow: (Teed, Simitev)

The force balance in Earth's core and its implication for the geodynamo

* Newcastle: (Guervilly, Simitev, Teed)

Formation and Dynamics of a Stably Stratified Layer below the Core-Mantle Boundary

The Generation of the Earthʼs Magnetic Field: The Strong-Field Regime

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The Maclaurin Scholarship for Postgraduate Research and Teaching

Estimated salary & stipend: £20,000 per annum and Full UK/EU Fee Waiver (Teaching, Grade 6)

This post has been created to provide an opportunity for a talented student to undertake study for a PhD in the mathematical sciences while simultaneously gaining teaching experience by contributing to the School’s extensive teaching programme. In order to allow research and teaching to be undertaken simultaneously, the post is funded for 5 years. The salary/stipend is above the standard level of a research studentship to reflect the additional responsibilities involved. The teaching component of the post will be supported by training and mentoring and it is intended that the job prospects of the post-holder will be enhanced by the extended skills and experience gained. A PhD project can be pursued in any area of the School’s research interests.

The School has exceptional research breadth and depth across the mathematical sciences and was ranked 8th in the UK for research intensity in REF 2014. The School employs over 50 researchers and hosts a very lively community of over 60 PhD students. PhD research projects cover a very wide spread of topics in mathematics and statistics, including interdisciplinary work with a variety of partners inside and outside the University.

Please see our postgraduate studies page for further information on other available opportunities.