School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh

Position ID: 713-STATSLEC [#11425, 042095]
Position Title: Lectureships/Readerships in Statistics and Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Edinburgh, City of EH9 3JZ, United Kingdom [map]
Application Deadline: 2018/01/03 (posted 2017/11/29, listed until 2018/01/03)
Position Description:    

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Lectureships/Readerships in Statistics and Data Science

Continuing an ambitious long-term plan, which includes expansion into part of the new £40M Bayes Centre, the School of Mathematics is making a number of permanent appointments in the Mathematical Sciences.

We are recruiting candidates with a track record of high quality research and teaching in Statistics and Data Science to start on 1 August 2018 or by agreement. The successful applicants will contribute to the growing reputation of the University as an international hub for Statistics and will join the recently established University-wide Centre for Statistics. They will interact with colleagues in the Bayes Centre, a new interdisciplinary Data Science Institute within the University, as well as the Maxwell Institute, a longstanding research partnership between the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University. They will also have opportunities to be actively involved with the Alan Turing Institute, a UK wide initiative in Data Science.

All applications must be submitted online and include a full CV, a research statement and a teaching statement. We also require details of four referees, three to comment on your research and one on your teaching.

Salary Scale: £39,992 - £47,722 per annum. Very strong and experienced applicants may be appointed to a Readership, for which the salary is £50,618 - £56,950 per annum.

Applications close at 5pm (UK time) on 3rd January 2018.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Ruth King (Thomas Bayes’ Chair of Statistics)

The University of Edinburgh promotes equality and diversity. We strive for a family-friendly School of Mathematics; hold a Bronze Athena SWAN award and support the London Mathematical Society Good Practice Scheme.

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