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Lecturer in Bayesian Statistics (E&R)

University of Exeter - College of Medicine and Health - Diabetes Research

Location: Exeter
Salary: £35,211 to £43,267
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 2nd May 2019
Closes: 3rd June 2019
Job Ref: P01251
  • Location: Exeter
  • Salary: The starting salary will be from £35,211 to £43,267 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience (pro rata for part-time appointments)
  • Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme, and relocation package (if applicable).
  • Closing date for applications 3rd June 2019

Following a recent major award, our Diabetes Centre of Excellence is expanding substantially.

This permanent, full time or part time post is available at the University of Exeter Medical School, CMH in Exeter.

Summary of the role

The post holder will lead a dynamic research group which will develop ideas, secure funding and deliver innovative research projects, they will supervise and enthuse undergraduate and postgraduate students in research and excel at teaching. The post holder will produce research outputs at an appropriate level and disseminate their research to academic, healthcare and patient communities. Collaboration with other colleagues in the College of Medicine and Health, the Living Systems Institute, Centre for Medical Mycology and Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence is very much encouraged as is the development of external national and international collaborations.

We are particularly interested in specialists in Bayesian Statistics and Artificial Intelligence who can collaborate with our current teams to provide a step change in capacity and expertise in data handling, programming and Bayesian statistics.  This interface between novel data methodology and clinical data is a national priority and will be an important part of this expansion.  Interdisciplinary work will be with the University’s Institute of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence and the Turing Institute.

We are particularly interested in individuals who:

  • Will bring their leadership, tools and skills and contribute their expertise to this diabetes research in the areas of Bayesian Statistics, Artificial Intelligence, Immunology and Cell Biology
  • And have educational strengths in the above areas

We welcome applications from individuals who have the skills described above but who have not, as yet, applied those skills to diabetes research but are keen to do so, as well as those already working in diabetes and its associated conditions.

You can view the Job Description and Person Specification document here.

About College of Medicine and Health and Diabetes Research

University of Exeter Medical School is renowned for its world leading diabetes research

Our world-leading diabetes research and outstanding postgraduate and professional education are underpinned by our expertise in genomics, molecular biology and cell biology, physiology and cutting-edge innovation in technology. Our advances span from discovering biological causes and mechanisms, to improving diagnosis and treatment worldwide, to prevention and supporting people to live healthier lifestyles.

We offer generous set up packages for candidates that transfer significant research grants to the University.

Further Information

Please contact Starr Young, Recruitment Lead, to arrange an informal discussion in the first instance at

The College is proud to have a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment and impact to providing equality of opportunity and advancing the to advancing the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) in higher education and research. Our Inspiring Stories tell you more about how we support our staff, including through a mentoring programme to help our staff learn from the professional and life experience of colleagues and explore opportunities and actions for career progression.

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