Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in Statistics to commence on 1 September 2019 or by agreement. Appointment will be made at an appropriate point on the scale for University Lecturers and will be for a probationary period of five years with appointment to the retiring age thereafter, subject to satisfactory performance.
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.
In exceptional circumstances, it may be possible to offer a supplement to the salary range stated for this role of up to £10,000. Any such supplement would be awarded on the basis of a demonstrable history of exceptional achievement and is entirely at the discretion of the University.
This Lectureship is based in the Statistical Laboratory and offers an opportunity for affiliation with the Cantab Capital Institute for Mathematics of Information (CCIMI). Hosted within the Faculty of Mathematics, the CCIMI accommodates research activity on fundamental mathematical and statistical problems and methodology for understanding, analysing, processing and simulating data.
To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.
You will need to upload 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.
Informal enquiries about the positions may be made to Professor Richard Samworth, Director of the Statistical Laboratory (email: LF17063@maths.cam.ac.uk).
Closing Date: 1 December 2018
Please quote reference LF17063 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University of Cambridge values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The Department would particularly welcome applications from women, since women are, and have historically been, underrepresented on our academic staff.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.