From time to time vacancies arise within the department. Posts will be advertised on this page as and when they arise.
Lecturer in Risk Analysis
The post-holder will be expected to pursue research of international quality that enhances, complements and/or extends current activity in the Department of Statistical Science and the Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction (IRDR). The post-holder should aim to maximise the impact of their research and transfer of knowledge and engage with policy makers and practitioners, in particular taking advantage of London’s unique position as a global hub in finance, health, consulting, engineering and humanitarian assistance. The post-holder will be expected to take on managerial responsibilities in the IRDR and to contribute to teaching courses in the IRDR and the Department of Statistical Science.
The successful candidate should hold, or be about to hold, a PhD or equivalent qualification in mathematics or statistics or a relevant discipline. They will possess a high research profile which includes a track record of international research excellence and publishing in quantitative risk analysis, and the ambition to become a leader in the field. The appointee should have the ability to construct and deliver lecture courses on topics relevant to the needs of the Department and the IRDR and possess excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. For an appointment to be made at the higher salary grade (Grade 8), please refer to the specific criteria given within the person specification.
The post is open-ended and is available from 1 January 2018.
Closing date: 25 November 2017
Lecturer in Statistical Data Science
The post-holder will be expected to conduct original research in statistical data science, and to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in statistical science.
Candidates should hold or be close to submitting a PhD (or equivalent qualification) in statistics, or a closely related field. It is essential that the successful candidate has research interests that resonate with those in the Centre for Data Science, a proven record of ability to carry out high quality research in statistical data science (including evidence of success in publishing in suitable journals), the ability to construct and deliver lecture courses on topics relevant to the needs of the Department and excellent communication skills. For an appointment to be made at the higher salary grade (Grade 8), please refer to the specific criteria given within the person specification.
The post is open-ended and is available from April 2018.
Closing date: 31 December 2017