Title: Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Statistics
Salary: £55,241 to £65,620 per annum
Location: South Kensington Campus
The Statistics Section of Imperial’s Department of Mathematics is undergoing significant expansion and seeks applications for multiple new Lectureships starting 1 December 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter. This expansion includes developing and deploying a new MSc programme that will be delivered entirely online. In terms of focus, the Section is committed to serious interdisciplinary research, the development of methods for solving applied problems and the statistical theory underlying these methods. Applicants with strong track records of excellence in research and teaching are encouraged to apply. Further information about the Statistics Section can be found at http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/statistics.
Duties and responsibilities
Each post holder will work in the field of statistical science, broadly interpreted and will undertake a self-directed program of research and scholarship at a level commensurate with the current standards of excellence in the Section. The role will involve teaching in the MSc Statistics (traditional and online) and Undergraduate Mathematics programmes, supervising Research and PhD students in addition to managing staff such as Research Associates. Successful candidates will promote the reputation of the Statistics Section through scientific meetings, scholarship, and other outwardly-facing activities.
A PhD (or equivalent) in Statistical Science or a closely related mathematical discipline
Research interests in some field of statistical science or statistical learning and, ideally, the development of this field in an area of application
Proven abilities to conduct a personal research programme at the highest level and to attract competitive research funding, and will be able to demonstrate strong leadership potential
Experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and an interest in online education
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, particularly with researchers in non-mathematical disciplines.
These are full-time roles but part-time may be considered for exceptional candidates.
Further information about the Department, and further particulars of the post, can be found at the website http://www.imperial.ac.uk/mathematics
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