University of Bath

818 17217Position ID: 818-STATS [#17217, CC7828R]
Position Title: Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Bath, Bath, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2021/02/21 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/01/25, listed until 2021/02/21)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematical Sciences is inviting applications for an appointment as Lecturer in Statistics. Applications are welcome in any area of Statistics and Data Science that complements and enhances existing activity at Bath.

You will have shown the potential for achieving and sustaining a leading research programme, and to be active in developing and submitting competitive applications for external funding. You should also have a strong interest in pursuing excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and in supervising graduate students. In particular, the department will be expanding its offering of units related to Data Science.

The Department has over 70 academic staff representing all areas of Mathematics. You will be part of the research group in Statistics. Our Department emphasises the unity of Mathematics and there are strong interactions between research groups. Impact is achieved through a wide variety of interdisciplinary research projects, and industrial collaborations. These activities are supported by the Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistical Applied Mathematics at Bath (SAMBa), which has currently over 70 PhD students. In addition, the Bath Institute for Mathematical Innovation (IMI), promotes, and supports, cross-campus research activities, industrial, and international collaborations, in all areas of mathematics and statistics. Various research centres such as the Centre for Mathematical Biology, the Centre for Mathematics and Algorithms for Data, the Centre for Networks and Collective Behaviour, and the Centre for Nonlinear Mechanics, provide focus in interdisciplinary collaborations

Alongside completion of the online application form, you should upload:

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

Bath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and provides for a high quality of life, with good transport links to the rest of the UK and fast connections to Bristol and London.

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 and the Department has recently won an Athena Swan Silver award.

Flexible working options will be considered wherever possible. For more information visit

Interviews are scheduled to take place 17-24 March 2021.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Julian Faraway (, Theresa Smith ( or Jonathan Bartlett (

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