Stephen Hawking is retiring. The professorial Chair once occupied by Isaac Newton is vacant.
The Board of Electors to the Lucasian Professorship of Mathematics invite applications for this Professorship, to take up appointment on 1 October 2009 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Applications are invited from persons working on mathematics applied to the physical world, with strong preference for the broad area of theoretical physics.
The appointment will be subject to the Statutes and Ordinances of the University.
Form an orderly queue.