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Recruitment - join us at LSE Mathematics!

The Department of Mathematics is a vibrant intellectual community, comprising excellent students (BSc, MSc and PhD), world-leading faculty, experienced professional services staff, and high-achieving alumni. We offer a supportive and friendly environment in which everyone can fulfil their potential. Read more about us.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

LSE is committed to improving equity and diversity across the School. LSE featured in Stonewall’s ‘Top 100 Employers 2019’ list. It has recently submitted an institutional Athena SWAN application. There are many supportive staff networks within the School.

Here in the Department of Mathematics we have a strong commitment to promote Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. For example:

  • we have an active EDI Committee with staff and student members.
  • we have a dedicated EDI Officer in the Department.
  • we are a family-friendly Department, aware and supportive of those with caring responsibilities.
  • we are working towards a Departmental Athena SWAN application.
  • staff are encouraged to participate in staff network groups within LSE and external organisations.
  • wwe run regular Women in Mathematics seminars for all our staff and students to promote and enable discussions for women in STEM subjects.

Read more about the Department’s EDI policies.

Rewards and Benefits

The Department of Mathematics offers a challenging and rewarding work environment with many opportunities for professional development as well as great benefits including generous annual leave. 

Current Vacancies

LSE Fellow in Mathematics (Operations Research)

The Department of Mathematics at LSE seeks to appoint an LSE Fellow with expertise in a subject area related to the Mathematics of Operations Research. The successful candidate will have a developing research record in Mathematical Operations Research and a clear and viable strategy for future research. She or he will have a PhD related to Mathematical Operations Research (or be close to completing one) by the intended start date of 1 September 2020.

Salary from £36,647 to £44,140 p.a. inclusive. This is a fixed term, full time appointment from September 2020 for 1 year in the first instance, with possible renewal subject to funding. The closing date for applications is 19 April 2020.

For further information about the post, other benefits that come with this job and shortlisting criteria please see the how to apply document, job description and person specification which are available here.

Contact us


All enquiries +44(0)207 955 7732/7925


General enquiries maths.info@lse.ac.uk

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Department of Mathematics, Columbia House, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE

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