University of Bristol, School of Mathematics

Position ID: 886-CSS [#17908]
Position Title: Chair in Statistical Science
Position Location: Bristol, United Kingdom, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Statistical Science
Application Deadline: 2021/09/17 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/07/21, listed until 2021/09/17)
Position Description:    

Chair in Statistical Science

Job Number: ACAD105425 Contract Type/Work Pattern: Open ended / Full time Faculty/Division: Faculty of Science Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits

The role The School of Mathematics of the University of Bristol is seeking to appoint a Professor in statistical science.

What will you be doing? To lead internationally outstanding research in statistical science and share in the academic leadership of the Institute for Statistical Science in the School Mathematics; to contribute to the teaching of statistics and related disciplines in the School; to contribute to the academic leadership at School, Faculty and/or University level, as appropriate.

You should apply if We are seeking applicants who have demonstrated the highest achievement in a research area that aligns with and/or complements activity in the Institute for Statistical Science. Exceptionally, we would consider applicants of outstanding promise at a career stage that would warrant appointment at the level of Associate Professor. As the principal academic partner of the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research, we would particularly welcome applications from candidates who would benefit from and contribute to this partnership.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Friday 17 September 2021.

The final selection process is scheduled to be held on the 12-13 October 2021.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Oliver Johnson, Director of the Institute for Statistical Science ( or Professor Jonathan Robbins, Head of School of Mathematics (

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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