University of Bath

818 13466Position ID: 818-DATA [#13466, CC6382]
Position Title: Open Positions in Statistics and Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Statistics and Data Science
Application Deadline: 2019/01/31help popup finished (2019/01/03, finished 2019/08/04, listed until 2019/01/31)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Bath is a leading UK department in both research and teaching, with a large, diverse, and vibrant academic staff, and a culture of inter- and intra-disciplinary collaboration and knowledge transfer with industry. We host the successful EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistical Applied Mathematics (SAMBa) which bolsters the department’s recruitment of talented doctoral students. In addition, the Bath Institute for Mathematical Innovation helps businesses solve complex mathematical and statistical problems, and promotes cross-campus research activities and international collaborations.

In a concerted effort to enhance and broaden our strength in Statistics and related fields, we are seeking ambitious people with an outstanding track record of independent research of international standing who will build on existing departmental strengths, or expand our research into new areas of statistics and data science. We particularly welcome applications in the environment, genetics and evolution, public health and medicine, networks, machine learning, and uncertainty quantification.

Salary: Professor: Competitive Salary Reader/Senior Lecturer: £50,132 rising to £58,089 Lecturer: £40,792 rising to £48,677

• One position at the level of Professor, Reader or Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Statistics • One position at the level of Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Statistics

As part of our growth strategy, we also welcome proposals for joint candidatures and group building opportunities.

Bath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and provides for a high quality of life, together with proximity to Bristol and excellent transport connections with London.

Applicants for a full Professor position must have a strong research vision, and international reputation. You should possess an excellent track record of publications and research grant acquisition, commensurate to your stage of career, and should have a keen interest in pursuing excellence in teaching and in supervising graduate students. Additional key attributes for appointment are strategic leadership abilities and the ability to influence and shape the output and success of the Statistics group at Bath and also contribute to the strategic development of the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

Applicants for a full Professor position should in the first instance send your curriculum vitae to the Head of Department, Professor Paul Milewski (

Applicants for Lecturer (Assistant Professor) or Senior Lecturer/Reader (Associate Professor) should apply via this advert. Alongside completion of the application form you should also upload:

- A full Curriculum Vitae - A statement of research interests of up to 3 pages, also explaining how your work would strengthen existing activity at Bath - A one-page summary of teaching experience and strategy

A successful applicant for Lecturer will have shown exceptional potential for achieving independent research of international standing. At the Senior Lecturer level you will have an excellent track record of research of international standing. At Reader level you will have an outstanding track record of independent research of international standing and will possess research leadership capability.

Applications from all groups currently under-represented in academic posts are particularly encouraged. We are working to improve the present gender balance within the Department, and particularly welcome applications from women. Both the Department and the University are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment. Flexible working options will be considered wherever possible. For more information visit

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Chris Jennison (, Dr. Nicole Augustin ( or Professor Paul Milewski (

Interview Date: in the period 4-8 March 2019

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