University Academic Fellow in Statistics

University of Leeds - School of Mathematics

The School of Mathematics invites applications from academics who have proven abilities to undertake teaching and research in Statistics and Financial Mathematics and related topics, an excellent research record and proven success in obtaining funding, a passion for delivering first-class inspirational teaching and supervision in a top School (in the top 10 in REF2014) in a research-intensive UK University, and an aspiration to become an academic leader in their field.

As a University Academic Fellow, you will carry out research, teaching and associated administration within the School of Mathematics and contribute to academic leadership in the field of Statistics or Financial Mathematics. You will embark on a five-year development programme, successful completion of which will lead to your promotion to Associate Professor.

This post is for people who currently hold a substantial fellowship that can be brought to Leeds. Examples of substantial fellowships include EPSRC Early Career Fellowships, Royal Society University Research Fellowships and European Research Council Starting Grants. Those who are currently candidates for such a fellowship are welcome to apply, and should give details of their date of application and when the outcome is expected to be known.

The Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences holds the Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of our success in recruiting, retaining and developing/promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET). The School of Mathematics also offers a number of family-friendly employment practices that are designed to enable a good work-life balance.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: Professor Charles Taylor, Professor of Statistics, Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5168 Email:

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Mathematics & Physical Sciences

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