Lecturer in Statistics

Staffordshire (GB)
27 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
07 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Keele University


Lecturer in Statistics

Salary: Grade 7a, £33,943 - £39,324

Post Ref: KU00000237

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £134 million, 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching and research across a wide range of academic disciplines.  Further information can be found at

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in the School of Computing and Mathematics, which is based in Keele University’s Faculty of Natural Sciences. 

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic individual who is committed to delivering high quality research and undergraduate teaching in the field of Statistics. The successful candidate will have a PhD in an appropriate area of Statistics and will be expected to develop and deliver new modules in Statistics, both at undergraduate and MMath level, and undertake project supervision. The post-holder will have the skills, enthusiasm and flexibility for teaching across a wide range of topics in Statistics and will also contribute to recruitment activities and administrative duties within our Mathematics programmes.

You will be expected to submit to REF2021. Research in Medical Statistics is particularly active across the University, but applications are welcome from any area of Statistics. The largest group of statisticians is concentrated in the Institute of Primary Care and Health Sciences, which also houses the Keele Clinical Trials Unit. Ongoing research can be viewed at

There is also the Keele hub of the West Midlands Research Design Service, which is funded by a grant from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Each hub has a remit to work with local clinicians and other health researchers in order to increase the number of high-quality grant applications for applied health and social care research to the NIHR and other relevant research councils.

Appointment at Grade 8 may be made in exceptional circumstances and will require significant extra experience in all areas. Applications are encouraged from candidates across the full range.

Informal enquires can be made to Professor Graham Rogerson, Head of School of Computing and Mathematics, telephone: 01782 733075 or Email: and/or Dr. John Belcher, Senior Lecturer in Statistics, telephone:  01782 733653 or Email:

Keele University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter, and values equality and diversity across our workforce.  We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore, we would actively welcome applications from women for this role. 

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Closing date for applications: 7 December 2016.
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