Associate Professor in Statistical Science

University College London

United Kingdom


Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in world leading research in Statistical Science, and to contribute collegially to the teaching activities of the Department and to its management. Research may be in any branch(es) of statistics or applied probability.

The post is open-ended and is available from July 2019.

Key Requirements

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent qualification, or evidence of an equivalent level of attainment in research publications, in statistics or a closely related field. It is essential that the successful candidate has a proven ability to carry out high quality research in a branch of probability or statistics with a track record of extensive publication in high quality peer-reviewed scientific journals and invited conference contributions, wide-ranging experience of delivering lecture courses on topics relevant to the needs of the department, and excellent communication skills.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page, together with some details about the Department. 

To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Richard Chandler, email:, tel: +44 (0)20 7679 1880. 

For any queries regarding the application process please contact Mr Joseph Hird, email:, tel: +44(0)20 7679 1872.

UCL operates a Relocation Scheme for newly appointed academic staff who relocate their home to take up their appointment. This includes a relocation supplement of £10,000. The department will also provide a start-up fund of £6,000, available for the duration of the probation period.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date
30 May 2019

Latest Time for the Submission of Applications

Interview Date
13 June 2019

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.

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