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WARWICK ZEEMAN LECTURER (107783-0823) Location: University of Warwick Campus, Coventry Department: Mathematics Position Type; Full Time, Fixed Term Duration: Fixed term until 31 August 2027 Salary: £45,585 - £54,395 per annum About the Role The Warwick Mathematics Institute invites applications for the post of Warwick Zeeman Lecturer (WZL), to start in September 2024. We have two positions available, open to all areas of mathematics. WZLs are temporary appointments for a fixed term of three years. They offer the opportunity to join an excellent mathematics department, and to gain the experience in teaching and administration that will strengthen any future application for a permanent academic position. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, and we actively encourage applications from groups that are under-represented in UK mathematics. In particular, we are working hard towards improving our gender balance: we currently hold a Bronze Athena Swan award and our energetic Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion committee plays a significant role in shaping departmental policy. About You All applicants should hold a PhD and have already demonstrated excellence in research and an ability to teach effectively. We aim to appoint people to these two posts who can make a strong contribution to both our research and our teaching, and who will make the most of the opportunities provided by our lively and vibrant departmental culture. For further information regarding the skills required for this role please see the personal specification section of the attached job description. About the Department Warwick Mathematics Institute is internationally recognised for its research and our best undergraduates are a match for those at any other UK university. Our historical strengths in pure mathematics are now complemented by increasingly broad coverage of applied subjects. We run a wide range of weekly seminar series, and many workshops and conferences, for which our Mathematics Research Centre provides organisational support. A list of our staff and their research interests can be found at https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/maths/research/researchers and you can see our undergraduate module pages at https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/maths/currentstudents/ughandbook The department encourages the career advancement and promotion of all its staff. All Zeeman Lecturers have a mentor and a more formal, supportive, annual review of their progress that forms part of the University’s probationary process. We are an internationally diverse department. For those eligible, the University offers relocation and Immigration Support Scheme packages to assist with costs of relocating and any associated visa applications and HIS (health) surcharge fees. For further information about the Mathematics Institute, please visit our website. The Department of Mathematics and the University of Warwick are proud of their diverse community of staff, students, and visitors, and are committed to maintaining an excellent record in teaching and research by ensuring that there is equality of opportunity for all, fostered in an environment of mutual respect and dignity. About the University Born in the 60s with a mindset of boldness, imagination and collaboration, the University of Warwick is a world-leading research-intensive university with the highest academic and research standards. We’re one of the world’s top universities, ranked 67th in the world and 10th in the UK*, with 92% of our research assessed to be ‘world leading or internationally excellent’**. You'll be joining a diverse, innovative and globally connected community committed to igniting real world progress. Here at Warwick, we offer you opportunities to follow your ambitions as long as you bring the energy and determination to succeed. *QS World University Rankings 2024 ** Research Excellence Framework 2021 To find out more about us visit our website. How to Apply For informal enquiries, please contact James Robinson (Head of Department) via email: j.c.robinson@warwick.ac.uk and / or Emma Davis (Chair of Early Career Committee) via email: Emma.L.Davis@warwick.ac.uk To apply please complete your essential personal details and attach a CV and cover letter by the closing date of 22 October 2023. Applications should include a covering letter and a full CV, which should contain a summary of your teaching experience and a full list of your publications. You can also include here any career breaks you may have taken or any periods during which you were restricted in your ability to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Your covering letter (no longer than three pages) should give a brief indication of your research field in order to assist the shortlisting process (e.g. “Algebra - Algebraic groups, Lie algebras, groups of Lie type”; “Fluid Dynamics - computational modelling; free surface flows“). This is also the place to give a brief summary of your area of research, your research achievements to date, and how you plan to develop your research in the future. We value and respect diverse gender identities and expressions, and encourage you to share your preferred personal pronouns (e.g. he/him, she/her, they/them) with us in this letter too. If you would also like to be considered for one of our Assistant Professorships (which lead to permanent Associate Professorships on successful completion of probation), you will need to apply separately for this (Job Ref: 101365 -0823). You should arrange for your three referees to send their letters of recommendation directly to mathematicsPA@warwick.ac.uk (quoting the subject line of their email: Warwick Zeeman Lecturer (107783-0823)) before the closing date 22 October 2023. These letters form an important part of our shortlisting process; please note that it is your responsibility to ensure that these referees have provided their letters to us by deadline. The interviews will be held Week Commencing 29 January 2024. What we Offer We will provide you with a great range of benefits, which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus Christmas closure, excellent learning and development opportunities, and savings on a wide range of products and services. We offer a generous maternity/paternity/adoption/parental leave policy, and onsite childcare facilities. We recognise the importance of a healthy work/life balance and offer you access to flexible working, for more information click here. We are proud to say that we are a Living Wage employer. Our Commitment to Inclusion Warwick is committed to building an organisation of mutual respect and dignity, promoting a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive working and learning environment.  We recognise that everyone is different in a variety of visible and non-visible ways, and that those differences are to be recognised, respected, and valued.  Where possible, we go beyond legislation to provide a place where everyone can thrive, supporting all staff to achieve their full potential. We aspire to remove economic, social, and cultural barriers that may otherwise prevent people from succeeding. We therefore welcome and encourage applications from all communities regardless of culture, background, age, disability, sex/gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion/belief, or sexual or romantic orientation. To find out more about our social inclusion work at Warwick visit our webpages here. The University currently holds a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award, Athena Swan Sliver Award and a Disability Smart Bronze Award. The University of Warwick is also one of the six founder institutions of the EUTOPIA European University Alliance. Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) The University of Warwick complies with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against anyone who makes a Disclosure relating to a conviction or other information revealed. More information is available on the University’s Vacancy pages and applicants may request a copy of the DBS Code of Practice. 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Last updated: 8 September 2023

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