Professorship of Statistical Science

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (GB)
01 Dec 2016
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Professorship of Statistical Science
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

The Board of Electors to the Professorship of Statistical Science invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of Statistics to take up appointment on 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in Statistics and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to provide a leading research presence.  They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration.  The Professor will be based in Cambridge.  A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

Further information is available at:
 or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 31 January 2017.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Gabriel Paternain, Head of the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, tel: +44 1223 337995, e-mail:

Please quote reference LF10770 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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