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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Two lectureships in Mathematics, London (U.K.)

Contact: Prof. Bernhard von Stengel, stengel@maths.lse.ac.uk

London School of Economics

Salary: 40,484 to 46,897 pa. incl.

Applications are invited from candidates with proven research ability in Mathematics, especially those with research interests in an area where the department has current strengths, such as algorithms and discrete mathematics, financial mathematics, mathematical game theory, probability theory, and stochastic analysis. Interest in applications of Mathematics or Computer Science to the Social Sciences is an asset.

You will maintain an active programme of research and will contribute to the general work of the department, including the teaching of a range of mathematics courses.

You should have an established track-record of research at a level of international excellence as well as a completed, or nearly completed, PhD in a mathematical subject.

Ideally, the post will commence on 1 September 2011.

Information about the department can be found at http://www2.lse.ac.uk/maths

For a full application pack visit www.lse.ac.uk/jobsatLSE. If you cannot download the pack email hr.recruit.lec@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6183 quoting reference LEC/10/16.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 23:59 (UK time) on 24 March 2011. Regrettably, we are unable to accept any applications that are received after this date.

We value diversity and wish to promote equality at all levels

Any candidate wishing to discuss the appointment informally is invited to contact Professor Bernhard von Stengel (preferably by email: