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
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.
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
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/.
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
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 (email@example.com) or
Sarah Penington (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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
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
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
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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.
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Terms of employment
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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.