Statistics faculty position at the University of Edinburgh, UK

Statistics faculty position at the University of Edinburgh, UK

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Wed, 22/01/2014 - 16:05

The School of Mathematics at The University of Edinburgh is seeking outstanding candidates for a five year Chancellor's Fellowship in Statistics or Applied Probability, leading to a permanent lectureship.
The Fellowship provides a research-focused reduced-teaching position for 5 years. Subject to satisfactory review at the end of year 3, the Fellow will then move to a standard University academic open ended contract. Applicants will have a research record of the highest calibre, exhibiting the potential to become an international leader.
We welcome candidates whose interests may also reach out to other disciplines.

For general information in this post and information about applying please see:

Appointment will normally be made on the Lecturer scale (GBP 37,756 - 45,053), dependent on experience, and in exceptional circumstances a more senior appointment may be made (GBP 47,787 - 53,765).

General advice may be obtained by emailing chancellorsfellows(at) and specific details may be obtained from the Head of School of Mathematics (hos(at)

The closing date for applications is 5.00 p.m. on 7th February 2014.
Early applications are particularly welcome.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Professor Colin Aitken, E-mail c.g.g.aitken(at), telephone +44 (0)131 650 4877.