Reader/Professor in Statistics

University of Newcastle

Newcastle College is a good place to work, with glorious advantages . We now have a beneficiant vacation package deal; plus the chance to purchase extra, nice pension schemes and plenty of well being and wellbeing initiatives to help you.

Closing Date: 10 December 2023

Purposes are invited for the place of Reader / Professor in Statistics throughout the Faculty of Arithmetic, Statistics & Physics, with a versatile begin date to be agreed.  The place is open to researchers working in Statistics, in addition to in fields which can be intently associated.

We’re searching for candidates who can display their potential for glorious analysis and educating, and who will strengthen or complement our Statistics group, which is internationally recognised for its power in Bayesian statistics, statistical computation, biostatistics, machine studying, and utilized statistics.  The Statistics Group at present has 16 everlasting educational workers, together with 3 professors, with 3 new everlasting workers just lately appointed and becoming a member of us later in 2023.  Analysis has been supported in recent times by, inter alia, BBSRC, CRUK, EPSRC, ESRC, EU, Leverhulme, MRC, NIHR and Wellcome.

We now have many alternatives for statisticians to have interaction with researchers throughout a variety of disciplines. We’re companions with the £30 million Newcastle-based Nationwide Innovation Centre for Information (NICD), and with the Faculty of Computing within the growth of a brand new MSc in Information Science.  We’re closely concerned within the College growth of Newcastle Helix, a £200 million mission bringing collectively academia, the general public sector, enterprise, and trade on a brand new website within the coronary heart of the town.  Our NU Information Centre for Doctoral Coaching has simply admitted its first consumption and can run till 2028.

The profitable candidate will likely be anticipated to hold out and publish high-quality analysis, appeal to and handle substantial analysis funding, contribute to different collaborative analysis programmes, and play a job within the educating and administrative actions throughout the Faculty.

Our goal is to make use of a wealthy combine of individuals with completely different backgrounds that may assist us to:

  • deliver new concepts and completely different views to each educating and analysis
  • refresh our engagement with each other and problem our pondering
  • improve our collegiate setting
  • present extra numerous position fashions, appeal to a wider vary of vivid, energetic, and engaged college students, and improve our pastoral care

We’re eager to draw candidates who will actively contribute to all features of the Faculty, and who will likely be enthusiastic and dedicated to new ventures and improvements in each educating and analysis. All candidates who fulfil the standards are welcome. We’re eager to supply alternatives, the place attainable, to folks from teams who’re at present underrepresented in mathematical sciences within the UK.

We’re the proud recipients of an institutional silver Athena SWAN award and a unit-level bronze award, demonstrating our achievements and ongoing dedication to attaining gender equality.  The College additionally holds the HR Excellence in Analysis award for our work to help the profession growth of our researchers.

Casual enquiries could also be made to Prof Chris Oates ([email protected]) or Dr Murray Pollock ([email protected]). Extra details about the Faculty will be discovered at

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We’re dedicated to being a completely inclusive college which actively recruits, helps and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We worth range in addition to have fun, help and thrive on the contributions of all of our staff and the communities they symbolize.  We’re proud to be an equal alternatives employer and encourage purposes from people who can complement our present groups, we consider that success is constructed on having groups whose backgrounds and experiences replicate the variety of our college and pupil inhabitants.

At Newcastle College we maintain a silver Athena Swan award in recognition of our good employment practices for the development of gender equality.  We additionally maintain a Race Equality Constitution Bronze award in recognition of our work in the direction of tackling race inequality in larger training REC.

As well as, we’re a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe. 

Requisition ID: 26176

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