Assistant or Associate Professor of Statistics (78716-116)

University of Warwick - Department of Statistics

Salary: £39,324 - £46,925, or £48,327 - £55,998 pa.

This is an opportunity to join one of the world’s most prominent and most research active departments of Statistics at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level.

We are looking for an excellent academic in statistics (to be interpreted in the widest sense and to include both applied and methodological statistics, probability, probabilistic operational research and mathematical finance together with interdisciplinary topics involving one or more of these areas), but are particularly interested in strengthening our existing group in Data Science.

The Department is heavily involved in the Warwick Data Science Institute and the Alan Turing Institute, the national institute for data science, headquartered in London, created in 2015 by five founding universities – Cambridge, Edinburgh, Oxford, UCL and Warwick – and the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. If interested, a successful candidate can spend part of their time at the Alan Turing Institute as a Faculty Fellow.

You should have a PhD in a relevant discipline or an equivalent qualification.

It is expected that interviews will take place in the week of January 30, 2017.

Informal enquires can be addressed to Professors Mark Steel ( and David Firth ( or to any other senior member of the Warwick Statistics Department.

Start date: flexible, although we would prefer the successful candidate to be in post by 1 September 2017.

Applicants should ask their referees to send letters of recommendation in advance of the closing date to the Departmental Administrator, Mrs Paula Matthews (

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.

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