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  • Reader / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Statistics and Data Analytics
    The School of Mathematics & Statistics
    The University of Glasgow

    University of Glasgow
    College of Science & Engineering
    The School of Mathematics & Statistics

    The School of Mathematics & Statistics is looking for enthusiastic candidates to join the rapidly and substantially growing Statistics and Data Analytics group, and to further enhance and diversify staff interests and expertise within the group. These positions are a result of strategic investment into our AI3 initiative of Analytics and Inference Innovation for Impact, 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 data analytics, data science, statistical methodology and teaching innovation that complement the existing strengths within the School. We particularly encourage applications at senior/leadership levels (grade 9) and from those with interests at the interface of computational statistics and data science that could contribute/lead related research or scholarship within the School, and contribute to our very successful and expanding online distance learning and on-campus MSc programmes in Data Analytics.

    For more information on the vacancies and the School itself, please see our candidate flipbook:

    The following positions, which are equivalent to US tenure track Assistant and Associate Professor, respectively, are available:

    Reader / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Statistics and Data Analytics

    The School of Mathematics & Statistics are looking to make up to 4 appointments.
    All roles are full time and open ended
    Available on either the Research & Teaching or Learning, Teaching & Scholarship track.
    Attractive start-up packages are available.

    The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade 7/8/9, £35,845 - £40,322 / £44,045 - £51,034 / £52,560 - £59,135 per annum.

    All job descriptions have been attached at the bottom of this page. Please indicate on your application which position and teaching track you wish to be considered for e.g., ‘Lecturer, LTS' or ‘Reader, R&T.'

    Furthermore, candidates must address how they meet each of the criteria, point by point, in their cover letter i.e. 'A1 - I have a PhD in Statistics' etc.

    For informal inquiries please contact Professor Ian Strachan (Head of School): or Professor Claire Miller (Head of Statistics):

    Please visit our website for further information on the School of Mathematics & Statistics:

    Closing date: 25th January 2021

    We expect interviews to take place around early March 2021. Given the current situation, all interviews and presentations will take place virtually by Zoom.

    It is the University of Glasgow's mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

    We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

    The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

    Terms & Conditions

    Salary will be on the University's Research and Teaching Grade, level 7 / 8 / 9, £35,845 - £40,322 / £44,045 - £51,034 / £52,560 - £59,135 per annum.

    These are full-time open ended positions.

    If appointed at Grade 7 or 8, the successful applicant of this post will be enrolled onto the University's Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide for you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.

    Information on the programme can be found on our website at:

    New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.
    The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme.

    Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.
    Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

    All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.

    The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.


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