Interim Deputy Director
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom

Fixed-term: 31 December 2024

Applications are invited for the role of Interim Deputy Director of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences. The appointment provides a superb opportunity for interacting with leading mathematical scientists from around the world.

The successful applicant will support the Director, Professor Ulrike Tillmann, in all matters connected with the academic work of the Institute. The Institute is renowned internationally for its residential visitor programmes that span the whole of the mathematical sciences. The Director and Deputy Director provide academic leadership, supported by a 25-strong team of staff in the Institute's dedicated building located in the University's Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent in the mathematical sciences, broadly defined and should have an interest in and empathy with a broad range of mathematics and/or its applications.

The post is offered for a fixed term from 1 April 2023 (or as soon as possible thereafter) to December 2024 to cover during the secondment of the current role-holder. The role is part-time (50-80%). It may be held in parallel with another part-time position at the University of Cambridge or elsewhere.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Professor Ulrike Tillmann at

The closing date for applications is 3 April 2023. Interviews are planned for 19 April 2023 (subject to confirmation).

Please quote reference LN35756 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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