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N. M. Rothschild & Sons Professorship of Mathematical Sciences and Directorship of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences: Notice

Applications are invited for the N. M. Rothschild & Sons Professorship of Mathematical Sciences, to take up appointment on 1 October 2001, which will be held concurrently with the Directorship of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences. The appointment will be subject to the Statutes and Ordinances of the University.

The successful candidate will be a senior academic with distinguished work in some branch of the mathematical sciences, who has appropriate administrative experience. The appointment will be for a fixed term of five years.

The Isaac Newton Institute is a national institute which aims to promote research of the highest international quality in the mathematical sciences for the benefit of the UK community, through the running of major visitor programmes in selected, often interdisciplinary, fields. Sir Michael Atiyah, OM, FRS, the first Director when the Institute was opened in 1992, was succeeded in 1996 by Professor Keith Moffatt, FRS, who is the current holder of the post.

Candidates should send one copy of their application, marked 'Confidential', together with the names of two referees, to the Secretary General of the Faculties, from whom further information regarding the Professorship is available, at the General Board Division, The University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, so as to reach him not later than Friday, 28 April 2000.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Adrian Smith, Chairman of the National Advisory Board of the Institute (tel. +44 (0)171 9755001, e-mail afms@qmw.ac.uk), or Professor Frank Kelly, Chairman of the Management Committee of the Institute (tel. +44 (0)1223 337963, e-mail f.p.kelly@statslab.cam.ac.uk).

The University is committed to equality of opportunity.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 9 February 2000
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