Lecturer in Statistics and Data Analytics

Company: University of Glasgow
Salary: Grade, 7/8, £36,382-£40,927 / £44,706-£51,799 per annum
Location: Glasgow

Multiple Lecturer Positions in Statistics & Data Analytics
Vacancy Reference: 092788
The School of Mathematics & Statistics is looking for enthusiastic candidates to join the rapidly and substantially growing Statistics & Data Analytics group.  In REF2021, the School was ranked 5th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for Mathematical Sciences by the Times Higher Education GPA. The School and the Statistics & Data Analytics group foster a collegiate and supportive environment, encouraging collaborative research within and across disciplines.  These positions are a result of strategic investment into our AI3 initiative of Analytics and Inference Innovation for Impact to further enhance and diversify staff interests and expertise within the group, for more information see  This initiative combines our existing success across research and teaching innovation into a Centre of excellence in the areas of statistics, data analytics and applied data science. 

Applications for these posts are welcome in any areas of statistical methodology, data analytics, data science and teaching innovation that complement the existing strengths within the School.  We offer an inclusive environment that particularly encourages applications from those within under-represented groups in our discipline, and from those with interests at the interface of computational statistics and data science. We are seeking applicants that could contribute related research/scholarship within the School, and that could contribute to our very successful and expanding online distance learning and on-campus MSc programmes in Statistics and Data Analytics. 
The following positions, which are equivalent to US tenure track Assistant Professor are available:
Lecturer in Statistics and Data Analytics
  • Multiple positions are available on either the Research & Teaching (R&T) or Learning, Teaching & Scholarship (L,T&S) tracks.
  • R&T positions are available on either an open ended, or fixed term (up to 2-year) basis.
  • L,T&S positions are available on a fixed term (up to 2-year) basis. In your application, please indicate for which length of position you are applying.
  • Attractive start-up packages are available.
The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade.

For informal inquiries please contact Professor Ian Strachan (Head of School): or  Professor Janine Illian (Head of Statistics):
We expect interviews to take place in late September 2022. All interviews and presentations will very likely take place virtually by Zoom.
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Closing date: 7th September 2022

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