Vacancy reference
Salary range
£43,414 - £51,805 per annum
Discretionary scale
discretionary range to £56,592 per annum
Appointment term
Fixed-term (3 Years)
Closing date

The Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer to join its thriving Logic group. The appointment is full time, and available for a fixed period of three years, starting from 1st September 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

As Departmental Lecturer, you will play a key role in contributing to the teaching and administration associated with Logic, whilst also having the opportunity to engage in advanced study and academic research in the discipline.

In addition, the post holder will have the opportunity to be appointed to a Supernumerary

fellowship at Wolfson College, where they will be expected:

  1. To take part in the activities of the college;
  2. Supernumerary Fellows A may sit on most College Committees and may stand for the election as one of the six elected members of the Governing Body.
  3. Supernumerary Fellows A are expected to act as College Adviser four to ten students.


Supernumerary Fellows A are entitled to a common table allowance (meals in College) up to £24.92 per week.


With a doctorate in mathematics or a related discipline and experience of working at postdoctoral level, the successful candidate will demonstrate an aptitude for teaching, and the ability to lecture topics in pure mathematics at an appropriate level and in a stimulating and engaging manner. They will also be able to show evidence of an excellent publication record in accordance with career status (including high-quality papers in the last three years); the ability to devise and carry out an independent programme of research, and sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to carry out high-quality research and supervise research projects in mathematical logic, together with experience and competence in administration.


We proudly hold a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award and a departmental Athena SWAN Silver Award, which guide our progress towards advancing racial and gender equality. As part of our commitment to openness, inclusivity and transparency, we would particularly welcome applications from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in positions of this type at Oxford.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Coordinator (email: @email), quoting vacancy reference 162955.

Applicants will be selected for interview purely based on their ability to satisfy the selection criteria as outlined in full in the job description. You will be required to upload a curriculum vitae, list of publications, details of your teaching experience, a statement of your research interests, and a supporting statement.

You will also need to provide the contact details of three referees as part of your online application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ask their referees to send their references by the closing date. These letters are a crucial element of the application file and the Department will not contact these referees directly.

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


Only applications received before 12.00 noon UK time on Monday 20 February 2023 can be considered.

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