Senior Lecturer in Statistics

Employer name: Open Uni, Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Salary: Grade AC4 - £51,630 to £58,089
Location: Walton Hall, Milton Keynes
Contract: Full Time - Permanent
Closing date: 19th August 2019 at 12 noon
Ref: 16239

Change your career, change lives
The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The role
The School of Mathematics and Statistics at the Open University is seeking a Senior Lecturer to join our Statistics Group and take a leading role in shaping the future research of the Group.

You will be expected to write papers for publication in high quality journals, make applications for funding, supervise PhD students and contribute to examination, teaching and materials for students.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in theoretical or applied statistics and a proven track record of successful publications in high quality journals, indicating strong contributions to future REF submissions, and evidence of the ability to obtain research funding.

We also require excellent teaching and communication skills. You will be expected to contribute to the teaching of our existing modules as well as to the development of new teaching material. Other criteria are set out in the Job Description:

The School provides a friendly and flexible working environment, holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award and is actively striving to achieve gender equality in terms of opportunity and success for all.

If you would like to discuss this post before making an application, please email the head of school, Dr Andrey Umerski, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

What you get in return
Benefits include a supportive and friendly working environment, 33 days holiday per annum pro rata plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days and an attractive pension proposition.

How to apply
Just complete the short application form and send this to us with a copy of your CV and Cover Letter (explaining how you meet all the criteria of the Person Spec) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please ensure you quote the vacancy reference number 16239

Closing date: 19th August 2019 at 12 noon

Please note: If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the application closing date, please assume that on this occasion you have not been selected for interview, however we thank you for your interest in The Open University and encourage you to apply for future positions.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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