Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Statistics or Data Science

Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne (GB)
£35,844 - £51,034
Dec 18, 2019
End of advertisement period
Jan 31, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Engineering and Environment

City Campus, Newcastle

The Faculty of Engineering and Environment is passionate about the principles and applications of Science and Technology in all its forms and is committed to excellence in research, teaching and innovation.

Working within the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering, you will provide expertise in an area of Statistics or Data Science to further enhance research, teaching and entrepreneurial activities. This will include designing, developing and delivering high-quality teaching activities, undertaking individual and joint research to produce quality academic outputs, and participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject. The Mathematics & Statistics team has particular strengths in Applied Statistics, Mathematics of Complex and Nonlinear Phenomena (MCNP) & Solar Physics, though we will consider high-quality applications in any relevant area.

You must hold a first degree and be qualified, or soon to be qualified, to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline, and have subject expertise with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high-quality research-led teaching within an appropriate field is essential.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Professor James McLaughlin, Director of Research, on +44 (0)191 227 3667 or or Dr Antonio Moro, Head of Mathematics & Statistics, on +44 (0)191 227 3941 or

For more information about the Department please visit their homepage at

To apply for this vacancy please click ‘Apply Now’, and submit a covering letter, CV including research / education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 5) up to a maximum of 5, since 1st January 2014.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter / practice-based portfolio) from their ranked list. Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Please note this vacancy will close on 31/01/2020