Research Fellow in Statistics at Open University

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in mathematics to join Open University. Applications are invited up to July 11, 2019.

The Open University is the UK's largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The School of Mathematics and Statistics at the Open University is seeking a Research Fellow to join our Statistics Group.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in theoretical or applied statistics (or near completion) and a recent record of successful publication in high quality journals.

It will be desirable to have worked in one of the following areas where the Statistics Group has current expertise: Bayesian, multivariate, biomedical and computational statistics, though candidates in other areas of statistics will be considered.

The post holder will be expected to plan, direct and undertake research and make submissions to quality journals. You will also contribute and present your findings at conferences and seminars. The successful candidate will also interact with members of the Statistics Group to develop joint research projects and to seek opportunities for funding of further research projects.

If you would like to informally discuss this post before making an application, please email Prof Phil Rippon (phil.rippon@open.ac.uk ).

The full summary of duties and person specification can be found within the Job description here .

What you get in return

Benefits include a supportive and friendly working environment, 33 days holiday per annum pro rata plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days and an attractive pension proposition.

Just complete the short application form and send this to us with a copy of your CV and Cover Letter (explaining how you meet all the criteria of the Person Spec) to Resourcing-Hub@open.ac.uk . Please ensure you quote the vacancy reference number 16221

Please note: If you have not heard from us within a week of the application closing date, please assume that on this occasion you have not been selected for interview, however we thank you for your interest in The Open University and encourage you to apply for future positions.

Deadline: July 11, 2019
Apply Link:http://tinyurl.com/yxcwytgf

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