The Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath, UK invites applications for the post of Professor of Statistics.

Applications are welcome in any area of Statistics. Applicants must have a strong research vision, and a track-record of engagement within their Department and across the wider statistical community. Applicants are expected to have an excellent track record of publications and research grant acquisition, commensurate to their stage of career, as well as a keen interest in pursuing excellence in teaching and in supervising graduate students. Key attributes are strategic leadership and the ability to influence and shape the output and success of the Department. We particularly welcome applications from established Professors, as well as Readers/Senior Lecturers who can demonstrate a significant upward trajectory.

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

The Department of Mathematical Sciences has over 70 academic staff from all areas of Mathematics. There are strong interactions between Statistics and Applied Mathematics, as well as a wide variety of interdisciplinary research projects and industrial collaborations. These activities are supported by the Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistical Applied Mathematics at Bath (SAMBa), which has an annual intake of 10-15 research students. In addition, the Bath Institute for Mathematical Innovation helps businesses solve complex mathematical and statistical problems, and promotes cross-campus research activities and international collaborations.

For more details and an online application form go to

Reference:   SF4413

Closing Date for applications:  Monday 09 January 2017

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Professor Chris Jennison (, Professor Rob Scheichl ( or Dr Nicole Augustin (

Best wishes,
Chris Jennison.