Professor of Uncertainty Quantification, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham

Professor of Uncertainty Quantification

Closing Date Monday, 9th December 2013

School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham

Salary will be within the professorial range, minimum £56,467 per annum depending on skills and experience.

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates for the above post, which lies at the interface of Statistics and Applied Mathematics.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute strongly to maintaining and enhancing the School's high standards in research and teaching.
The School of Mathematical Sciences is making a major initiative in Uncertainty Quantification that will ultimately bring together extensive activity across the University into a Centre of Excellence. The Unit of Assessments for Applied Mathematics and Statistics were ranked 5th and 6th nationally in terms of Research Power and GPA respectively in the 2008 RAE. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to maintaining and enhancing our research record, and to pursue and encourage interdisciplinary research across the research groups in the School of Mathematical Sciences, notably in Statistics and Probability, Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Scientific Computing, and Mathematical Medicine and Biology, and more widely in the University, in the Faculties of Engineering, Science and Social Sciences. In recognition of its commitment to promoting women in science, The University of Nottingham is one of four universities to hold a Silver Athena SWAN Award.

Candidates should hold a PhD (or equivalent) in statistics, mathematics or a related subject and have a commitment to high-quality teaching.
This post is available from 1 January 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor I L Dryden, tel: +44(0)115 846 7412, or email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Information about the School is available at:

Further details:

This post will remain open until filled - review of applications 9 December 2013

Job location: 
United Kingdom
Contact and application information
Monday, December 9, 2013
Contact name: 
Mikhail Tretyakov