Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Mathematical Cryptography in association with Lincoln College

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Monday, November 19, 2018 - 12:00


The Mathematical Institute proposes to appoint an Associate Professor (or Professor) of Mathematical Cryptography from 1 October 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.  The successful candidate will be appointed to a Tutorial Fellowship at Lincoln College, under arrangements described in the job description. 

The combined University and College salary scale has a minimum point of £47,263 per annum.  In addition the College pays substantial additional benefits, including a housing allowance of £9,316 p.a. (or single accommodation if available); access to housing loan scheme (upon successful application); membership of a medical insurance scheme; and other allowances including tutor’s allowance of £3,000 p.a.  An additional allowance of £2,754 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.

The main duties of the post are to carry out, disseminate the results of, obtain funding for, and supervise research at a high international standard in mathematical cryptography, to teach a range of topics in mathematics via lectures, classes and tutorials, and to perform administrative and pastoral functions associated with teaching and research.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in mathematics or a closely related subject and will demonstrate the ability to carry out high-quality independent research at an international level in mathematical cryptography, broadly conceived but firmly rooted in advanced mathematics, along with the ability to teach effectively across a range of topics in mathematics. The duties and responsibilities of the post are set out in the job description.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Administrator (email:; telephone: +44 (0) 1865 273518), quoting vacancy reference 133835.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.  To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Monday 19 November 2018 can be considered.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.  The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity.

The department was awarded an Athena SWAN Silver Award in 2017 in recognition of its commitment to addressing gender inequalities, to tackling the unequal representation of women in science, and to improving career progression for female academics.

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