Research Associate in Statistics

Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK

Overview

  • Posted on: 23rd Feb 2021
  • Salary: £32,816-£40,322
  • REF: LF25761
  • Closes: 08th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Statistics. This post is available for1 year from 1 October 2021 (or by negotiation). Appointment will be made at an appropriate point on the University’s Research Associate scale.

The post is associated with Professor Richard Nickl’s Research Group. The Research Associate will work in the broad area of mathematical statistics. Research experience in any of the following subjects is helpful but not necessary: statistical inverse problems, Bayesian nonparametric statistics.

The successful candidate will have completed (or nearly completed) a PhD in Mathematics or Statistics or a closely related area prior to their appointment, and will have demonstrated a capacity to produce world-class research. Duties would include developing and conducting individual and collaborative research projects. The role holder will be expected to plan and manage their own research and administration, with guidance if required. They must be able to communicate material of a technical nature and be able to build internal and external contacts. The successful candidate may be asked to provide teaching support to other members within the Statistical Laboratory (e.g. examples classes). Duties and their timing are flexible. They may be asked to assist in the supervision of student projects, the development of student research skills, provide instruction or plan/deliver seminars relating their research area.

Informal enquiries may be directed to LF25761@maths.cam.ac.uk. For academic enquiries please write to r.nickl@statslab.cam.ac.uk.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.

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You will need to upload a full curriculum vitae, list of publications and an outline proposal for future research of not more than 2 pages together with the contact details of two academic referees. Please ensure that at least one of your referees is contactable at any time during the selection process, and is made aware that they will be contacted by the Mathematics HR Office Administrator to request that they upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System; and please encourage them to do so promptly.

Please quote reference LF25761 in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Closing Date: 8 March 2021

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. We particularly welcome applications from women and /or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Department.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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