Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Probability (CC9730)

University of Bath

United Kingdom

September 25, 2022


Job title Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Probability

Department Mathematical Sciences

Salary Starting from £43,414, rising to £51,805

Grade Grade 8

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2311

Placed on Thursday 01 September 2022

Closing date Sunday 25 September 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CC9730


The Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Probability Laboratory at Bath (Prob-L@B) invite applications for a position to sustain and extend its academic strength and international presence in Probability Theory.

About the job:

You will join Prob-L@B, one of the world's most vibrant probability groups with a coordinated range of different research activities and international visitors, and will be expected to deliver a high quality research programme, and to develop and submit competitive applications for external funding.

About you:

You should also have a strong interest in pursuing excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, supervising graduate students as well as being fully integrated into the range of research-focused activities within Prob-L@B.

About us:

The Department of Mathematical Sciences has over 70 academic staff from all areas of Mathematics. There are strong interactions between Probability, Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics, as well as a wide variety of interdisciplinary research projects and industrial collaborations. Members of Prob-L@B have an important supporting role in the research culture of the Department's EPSRC centre for doctoral training, SAMBa (Statistical Applied Mathematics at Bath), which has an annual intake of 10-15 research students. See https:// www. bath.ac.uk/math-sci/postgraduate/samba/

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. Flexible working options will be considered wherever possible. For more information visit https:// www. bath.ac.uk/hr/working/flexible-working/.

Further information:

The first stage of shortlisting will be carried out anonymously, so it is essential that candidates complete the anonymous questions on the online application form. After the initial anonymous stage, further materials will be seen by the shortlisting committee, and for this the applicants should upload:

  • a full Curriculum Vitae,
  • a statement of research interests of up to 3 pages explaining how their work would complement and strengthen existing activity at Bath,
  • a one page summary of teaching experience, including a statement of which courses in our existing undergraduate programme they would be able to teach, and
  • the names and addresses of at least three referees.
  • Any additional materials, including any additional pages in the documents above, will not be used.

    Informal enquiries may be addressed to Matt Roberts (mir20@bath.ac.uk) or Sarah Penington (sp2355@bath.ac.uk).

    What we can offer you:

    We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award.

    A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We're also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

    We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce;
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for. Please visit the following webpages for more information:
  • - Relocation Procedure

    - Visa Reimbursement Scheme

    - Interest-Free Loan Scheme

    Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated , respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms of employment

  • Visa information:

    If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to

    our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

    Update to our application process:

    We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any

    assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.

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