Lecturer in Mathematics (quantum information theory or related areas)

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Saturday, July 14, 2012

Lecturer in Mathematics

Salary is in the range £39,146 to £46,300 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.

The Department of Mathematics is recruiting a lecturer to further strengthen its quantum dynamics group. We are looking in particular for applicants who work in quantum information theory, but we will give serious consideration to all applicants who will be able to interact with members of the quantum dynamics group. The group's research interests include atomic theory, quantum chaos and quantum graphs, as well as different aspects of quantum information.

The Department currently offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Mathematics and postgraduate qualifications in Information Security. The appointee will be expected to make a contribution across the full range of departmental activities. In particular, duties and responsibilities of this post include: conducting research projects; producing high quality research outputs for publication in recognised high profile journals; contributing to the department’s REF submission to a significant level; delivering high quality teaching to all levels of students.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a PhD in a relevant subject, to be a self-motivated researcher, and to have a strong record of publications in high-quality journals. You will have excellent communication and presentation skills, with the proven ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with students, colleagues, and external audiences.

The post is available from 1st January 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter and is based in Egham, Surrey. Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Ruediger Schack via email at R.Schack@rhul.ac.uk.

For further details of this post, please view and apply online at https://rhul.engageats.co.uk. The Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk or via telephone on: +44 (0)1784 41 4241.

Please quote the reference: X0612-6117

Closing Date: Midnight, 15th July 2012
Interviews are like to be held at the end of August/early September 2012.