Assistant Professor in Statistics / Professor in Statistics
Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor (formerly University
Lecturer) or Professor (formerly Reader) in Statistics to commence on 1st
September 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. Appointment at Assistant
Professor would be for a probationary period of five years, with appointment
to the retiring age thereafter subject to satisfactory performance. The
successful candidate would become an Associate Professor once probation has
been successfully completed. A candidate who can demonstrate a track record of
exceptional achievement may alternatively be appointed directly at the level
Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in statistics, mathematics or a
closely related subject, have an outstanding research record in statistics and
be able to demonstrate their ability to lecture a range of courses in
statistics. Applicants will be expected to give undergraduate and masters-
level lectures, taking feedback from students and providing them with career
or pastoral advice, and perform other usual departmental duties such as those
associated with examinations. They will be expected to investigate new areas
of research and funding opportunities, and submit grant applications. They
will also be required to write papers for publication, attend conferences,
network with national/international colleagues and give presentations.
For further information, please see the Further Particulars.
Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment
system (if you have not already) and apply online.
You will need to upload a full curriculum vitae, research and teaching
statements, list of publications and the contact details of three academic
referees. Please ensure that your referees are aware that they will be
contacted by the Mathematics HR Office Administrator to request that they
upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System; and please encourage
them to do so promptly.
Informal inquiries can be directed to Professor Richard Samworth, Director of
the Statistical Laboratory, at LF29180@maths.cam.ac.uk.
Closing date for applications is 15 January 2022.
Interviews are likely to be held in February 2022.
Please quote reference LF29180 on your application and in any correspondence
about this vacancy.
The Department and University are committed to a pro-active and inclusive
approach to equality, which supports and encourages all under-represented
groups, promotes an inclusive culture and values diversity. We particularly
encourage women and candidates from underrepresented minorities to apply.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible
to live and work in the UK.
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
£42,149 - £63,668
30 November 2021
15 January 2022