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The above full-time post is available from August 2022, on a permanent basis.

The role

The department of Mathematics at the University of Exeter is seeking to appoint a new lecturer to join our Global Carbon Budget Office Group. 

The new Lecturer in Mathematics will contribute to extending the research profile of Mathematics at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to the Global Carbon Budget Group.  They will be expected to fulfil the research, teaching, and administration duties as a lecturer, and to extend the research profile of the Global Carbon Budget Office and related areas, attracting and supervising postdoctoral researchers and postgraduate research students.

The Global Carbon Budget Office, led by Prof. Pierre Friedlingstein, develops novel models, data streams and analysis to provide reliable information on the global carbon cycle to assist science and policy on climate change and related actions. We work closely with national and international partners involved in the Global Carbon Project (

The post will include:

  • To fulfil research, teaching and administration duties as a lecturer in Mathematics,
  • To be leading on the development of a new module on Carbon Management for our MSc programmes (ex. Global Sustainability Solutions MSc, Weather and Climate Science MSc) and to teach undergraduate modules in mathematics.
  • To collaborate with colleagues both within the College and the University of Exeter as a whole
  • To contribute to the general operation of the College as a member of its academic team.

About you

For a Lecturer post you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in Mathematics or Environmental Sciences and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in Global Carbon cycle sciences.
  • A strong record of publications in relevant fields
  • A record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding
  • An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research
  • Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes
  • Involvement in projects which develop impact.

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon

For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Prof Pierre Friedlingstein (email: [email protected]).

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification available on our website.

Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please go to Please quote reference number P81707 in any correspondence.

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