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Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Statistics in Statistical and Population Genomics

University of Oxford - Department of Statistics

Location: Oxford
Salary: Grade 30S: £47,263 to £63,463 p.a. plus substantial additional benefits
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th December 2018
Closes: 21st February 2019
Job Ref: 137789

24-29 St. Giles and Somerville College
Woodstock Road

Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor (or Professor) of Statistics, to be held in the Department of Statistics, with effect from 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

We are looking to grow our world-leading research group in Statistical and Population Genetics with an outstanding individual who is, or has the potential to become, a leader in the field. The successful candidate will also be appointed to a Tutorial Fellowship at Somerville College.

As the successful candidate, you will have a doctorate in statistics or a related discipline and an outstanding research record at international level in the areas of statistical and population genomics. You will have the ability to attract research funding and develop an independent programme of research, as well as skills and enthusiasm to lecture at undergraduate and advanced graduate level over a range of topics within the Mathematical Sciences.

For queries regarding the post, please contact Professor Simon Myers or Professor Charlotte Deane

The appointee will be based at the Department of Statistics, 24–29 St Giles’, Oxford, OX1 3LB, and at Somerville College, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HD.

Combined University and College salary from £47,263 to £63,463 p.a. plus substantial additional benefits including college housing allowance of £8,932 or free accommodation may be available within the college for single occupancy, a research allowance of up to £2000 p.a. which can be accumulated for up to two years, an entertainment allowance of £425 p.a. and a tax-free book allowance of £374 p.a. An allowance of £2,754p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 21 February 2019. Interviews are planned for 15 March 2019.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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