Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy
This new full – time post is available immediately on a permanent basis.
The Statistics and Data Science group is part of the Department of Mathematics that is part of the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences in the University of Exeter. The group consists of three professors, two associate professors, two senior lecturers and 4 lecturers. Current research interests include uncertainty quantification in complex numerical models, spatial statistics, extremes, forecast verification, statistical modelling and OR with applications in the environment, climate, healthcare, epidemiology and engineering.
The group is active in the University’s Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.
The University is a partner of the Alan Turing Institute and there are a number of Alan Turing fellows in the group. The group hosts an interdisciplinary EPSRC CDT on Environmental Intelligence as well as two master’s programmes: MSc Advanced Data Science and Statistics and MSC Statistics. We also teach statistics on the 3/4 year undergraduate programme in Mathematics.
We are seeking to appoint a full time post, either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Statistics and Data Science who will contribute to extending the research profile of Statistics and Data Science at Exeter. We have active research programmes in forecast verification, uncertainty quantification in complex numerical models, extremes, statistical modelling, spatial statistics, clinical trials and operational research, with applications in environmental science, climate, healthcare, epidemiology and engineering. We welcome applications not only from people working in these areas, but also from other areas of statistics and data science.
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The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within
For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Prof Peter Challenor (tel: 01392- 726634), email:firstname.lastname@example.org or Professor Geoffrey Vallis, email email@example.com.
The closing date for applications is 01/08/2022. Interviews are expected to take place in August.
Please note that as of 1st September 2022 our colleges and schools will be moving into a new structure which will consist of the following three Faculties – Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy, and Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
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