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Professor of Statistics or Applied Probability

University of Nottingham

Location: Nottingham
Salary: Salary will be within the Professorial range, minimum £61,618 per annum (pro-rata if applicable)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th September 2019
Closes: 31st October 2019
Job Ref: PROF339719

Closing Date: Thursday 31 October 2019

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates for this senior post, which will complement and enhance the current activity of Statistics and Applied Probability research group. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute strongly to maintaining and enhancing the School’s high standards in research and teaching. At least one permanent Assistant or Associate Professor position is associated with this full professorship.

The Unit of Assessment for Statistics was ranked 6th nationally in terms of GPA in the 2008 RAE and the group contributed strongly to the School’s submission to the 2014 REF, in which the School was ranked in the top 10 nationally in both Research Power and GPA. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to maintaining and enhancing this research record, and also to pursue and encourage inter-disciplinary research both within the School of Mathematical Sciences and more widely in the University.

In recognition of its commitment to promoting women in science, The University of Nottingham is one of four universities to hold a Silver Athena SWAN Award.

Candidates should hold a PhD (or equivalent) in statistics, applied probability or a related subject and have a commitment to and proven track record in high-quality teaching.

This is a permanent post which is available from 1 April 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. Full-time work is 36.25 hours per week. Applications are welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part-time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered for this post.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Andrew Wood, tel: +44(0)115 9514983 , or email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Information about the School is available at:

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

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