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Fwd: JOB: Lectureships in Statistics, University of Sheffield

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From: Jeremy Oakley <J.Oakley@sheffield.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 5:05 AM
Subject: JOB: Lectureships in Statistics, University of Sheffield
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(Applications from Compmodellers are particularly welcome!)


Lectureship in Statistics (2 Posts)

School of Mathematics & Statistics

University of Sheffield - Faculty of Science

Job Reference Number: UOS000888

Salary: Lecturer: £36,715 - £43,840 per annum, with potential to progress to
£49,342 per annum.

Closing Date: 16th April 2010


Following significant investment by the Faculty of Science, the School of
Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for two new Lectureships in
Statistics with a starting date of 1 September 2010 or as soon as possible
thereafter. The School of Mathematics and Statistics has a strong research
ethos and runs a long-established MSc in Statistics. The School offers MMath
and BSc undergraduate courses and provides service teaching of mathematics to
other parts of the University: you will be expected to contribute to this
undergraduate teaching as well as any specific duties outlined below. You will
have an established record of high-quality research and of excellence in
teaching, or be able to demonstrate strong potential in both research and

You will be expected to carry out and publish high-quality research in an area
of statistics, to supervise graduate students in statistics and to teach on the
School's MSc programmes in Statistics as well as at undergraduate level.
Candidates with a background in any area of statistics, interpreted broadly,
encouraged to apply. Applications are particularly encouraged from
statisticians with a solid methodological background and research interests in
one or more of the following areas: archaeology, Bayesian methods,
bioinformatics, ecology, environmental science, forensic science, genetics,
health economics, materials science, medical statistics, multivariate analysis,
particle physics and cosmology, solar and space physics, and uncertainty in
computer models. You will have a PhD in statistics or a cognate area, or be
close to completion.

To apply for this job please go to: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs and search
for the job using the reference number UOS000888. (Your browser will need to
allow pop-ups from this site).

Informal enquiries may be directed to the Head of School, Professor
Michael Thompson (michael.thompson@sheffield.ac.uk; 0114 222 3880), or the Head
of Probability & Statistics, Professor Dave Applebaum
(d.applebaum@sheffield.ac.uk; 0114 222 3703).


Jeremy Oakley
School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Sheffield
The Hicks Building
Hounsfield Road
Sheffield S3 7RH, UK

Phone: +44 114 222 3853
Fax:   +44 114 222 3809


Derek Bingham
Graduate Program Chair
Canada Research Chair - Industrial Statistics
Dept. of Statistics and Actuarial Science
Simon Fraser University