Statistical Science



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Lecturer / Associate Professor in Statistical Science

We are recruiting five Lecturer / Associate Professors in Statistical Science to start in Sep 2021 on a full-time basis (job shares considered).

You will conduct original research and contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Statistical Science. Research may be in any branch(es) of statistics or applied probability, although applicants with expertise in biostatistics or in environmental statistics will be especially welcome. 

A PhD or equivalent qualification, or evidence of an equivalent level of attainment in research publications, in statistics or a closely related field; a proven record of ability to carry out high quality research in a branch of probability or statistics, including publications in highly regarded peer-reviewed journals; an ability to construct lecture courses on topics relevant to the needs of the Statistical Science Department; and commitment to excellence in undergraduate postgraduate teaching.

Appointments as Associate Professor at grade 9 will be considered where, in addition, there is a track record of extensive publications in high quality peer-reviewed scientific journals and invited conference contributions; a continuing track record of external research grant funding; experience of successful supervision of research students and staff; and wide-ranging experience of delivering lecture courses on topics relevant to the needs of the Statistical Science Department.

Closing date 13 June 2021.

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