Job Title: Assistant Professor in Statistics
Institution: University of Nottingham, UK
Closing Date: Wednesday, 1st July 2015
Job Type: Research & Teaching
Department: Mathematical Sciences
Salary £34233 to £45954 per annum, depending on skills and experience.
Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Applications are invited from outstanding candidates for the above post.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute substantially to maintaining and enhancing the School’s high standards in teaching and research.
Candidates should hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Statistics or a related subject and have a commitment to high-quality teaching in service and honours mathematics to a broad range of students. The post-holder will undertake original research of international excellence in Statistics, complementing existing activity within the School. Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to, Data Science, Machine Learning and Uncertainty Quantification.
The REF 2014 results place the School in the top 10 nationally within Mathematical Sciences for ‘research power’ and ‘research quality’; with 32% of its research recognised as world-leading and a further 56% as internationally excellent. Its research environment was classified as 75% world-leading in vitality and sustainability, with the remaining 25% internationally excellent, reflecting the outstanding setting the School provides for its academic staff as well as its postdoctoral and postgraduate researchers. Overall the University of Nottingham is ranked 8th in the UK in terms of Research Power.
In recognition of its commitment to promoting women in science, the University of Nottingham is one of five universities to hold a Silver Athena SWAN Award.
This post is available from 1 September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Andrew Wood, tel: +44 (0) 115 9514983 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Information about the School is available at: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/
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