Lecturer in Statistics Reference Number10708 LocationLondon, Bloomsbury School/DepartmentEconomics, Mathematics and Statistics Position TypeFixed term Hoursnominal 35 hours per week Salary from/to33966 - 38884 Job Description Within the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, the Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics brings together research and teaching in Mathematics and Statistics, Economics and Finance, thereby creating significant interdisciplinary synergies. We are seeking applications for a Lectureship in Statistics with a projected starting date of 1 September 2012. Candidate Requirements You will be expected to teach on the Department’s M.Sc. Applied Statistics programmes and/or statistics modules that contribute to our Undergraduate Degree and Certificate programmes, to contribute to curriculum development, and to conduct and publish high quality research in the statistical sciences. Candidates from all areas of Statistics are invited to apply. We are particularly interested in applicants with research interests in one or more out of the areas of Medical Statistics, Biostatistics, or Computer Intensive Statistical Methodology in order to consolidate existing teaching and research within the Department. You should be educated to degree level or equivalent, and preferably have (or be close to completion of) a Ph.D. in Statistics (or a closely related area). Preferably you should have an established record of high-quality research or show strong promise as a researcher. About the Department The teaching in the Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics ( http://www.ems.bbk.ac.uk/ ) is informed by the latest research and by the needs of employers. We offer a wide selection of graduate, undergraduate and 'conversion' courses in economics, finance, mathematics and statistics. In addition we also provide customised in-house training to various government departments and city firms. The success of the Department in the 2008 RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) demonstrates just how actively engaged in research the majority of our staff are. Over 90% of Departmental staff were entered, and 70% of the work submitted was ranked of international excellence (3* or 4*). Further Information Salary Range: £33,966 rising to £38,884 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. This post is being offered as a three year fixed term contract. The initial salary award will be dependent on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. The appointment may be subject to a probationary period of up to three years. Birkbeck also provides a generous defined benefit pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and other great benefits. Informal enquiries can be directed to the Assistant Dean, Prof. John Driffill ([log in to unmask]) or to Dr Simon Skene ([log in to unmask]). The closing date for completed applications is 23 April 2012. Interviews are expected to take place on 29 May 2012. To apply for this post and for further information please visit www.bbk.ac.uk/jobs and search using the relevant reference number. You may leave the list at any time by sending the command SIGNOFF allstat to [log in to unmask], leaving the subject line blank.