From time to time vacancies arise within the department. Posts will be advertised on this page as and when they arise.

Research Associate in Statistics for Network Data (3 posts)

The posts are based in the Department of Statistical Science in collaboration with Mendeley, and are part of a joint Statistical Science and UCL Big Data Institute effort in developing the statistical foundations of Big Data analysis. The projects concern developing methodology for large evolving network data sets, in particular with application to citation data.

Candidates should hold or be close to submitting a PhD (or equivalent qualification) in Statistics. It is essential that the successful candidates have previous experience of the use and development of sophisticated methods for dependent data, strong programming skills in Matlab or R and excellent organisational and communication skills.

The posts are available immediately and are funded for 2-3 years in the first instance.

Closing date: 3 August 2014

Assistant Administrator

This is an interesting opportunity to work in a varied role in the Department of Statistical Science. In addition to undertaking general administrative duties, the role holder will have three main responsibilities. The first of these is to provide specialist administration to the Department’s service courses and to administer student projects at both undergraduate and MSc levels. The second is to administer all financial transactions within the department ensuring that these are processed promptly, accurately and in accordance with UCL’s Financial Regulations and to act as a first point of contact for general financial enquiries. The third is to provide administrative support for several Departmental committees as well as PA support to the Head of Department and Senior Management Team.

The role holder must be efficient, organised and take great care in attention to detail. In addition, the role requires interaction with many people both within and external to UCL thus a professional attitude, willingness to help and a positive outlook are required in order to adequately execute the duties outlined. It is also essential that the person appointed has a high level of proficiency with standard office software, experience in the use of financial management systems and an ability to problem-solve and work calmly under pressure, both independently and also as part of a team.

The post is full-time and is available immediately.

Closing date: 5 August 2014

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