University of Reading, School of Mathematical Physical & Computational Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics

Position ID: 1944-LIS [#17958]
Position Title: Lecturer in Statistics
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Reading, United Kingdom RG6 6AH, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2021/08/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/08/03, listed until 2021/08/31)
Position Description:    

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Lecturer in Statistics Job reference: SRF35717 Location: Whiteknights Reading UK Salary: £41,526 to £51,034 per annum Employment Basis/Type: Full-time, Permanent

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Reading invites applications for a permanent Lectureship (equivalent of North American Assistant Professorship) in Statistics. The post is full-time, but flexible working arrangements can be considered.

You will have:

A PhD in statistics; An established or developing profile in excellence in statistics evidenced through publications in leading international journals; Knowledge of and ability to teach statistics modules at UG and PG levels; Enthusiasm and dedication to developing an international research profile in statistics complementary to current interests within the Department; Ability to develop own teaching materials, methods and approaches to teaching; and Dedication to high-quality teaching and learning.

Mathematics and Statistics at Reading offers students a vibrant teaching and learning environment coupled with excellent research - 86% of our research is recognised as World Leading or Internationally Excellent in the most recent (2014) Research Excellence Framework assessment.

The Department is home to a number of research groups working in applied and pure mathematics and statistics, the latter including Applied Statistics and Statistical Mechanics, Probability and Stochastic Analysis. We have strong interdisciplinary links through our Centre for the Mathematics of Planet Earth, and collaborative projects with other departments including Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy and Food Science.

UG students are enrolled on a range of programmes in which statistics features including our BSc Mathematics and Statistics as well as joint programmes with Computer Science, Economics, Henley Business School and Meteorology.

For further information about the department please see Further details about the School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences, in which the Department of Mathematics and Statistics sits can be found at

The University aspires to be an “Employer of Choice” and recognises that success is not simply determined by a competitive suite of terms and conditions of service, but by fostering a working environment that protects the physical and mental well-being of its staff. Full details of the University's Health and Well-being policy are available through the HR website.

Closing date: 31st August 2021

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