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Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

The Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate to work with Dr Qingyuan Zhao.

The proposed research project is on Causal Inference with Novel Study Designs. Applicants with an interest in other topics in statistics are also encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have, or be about to complete, a PhD in Statistics or a related field. They must demonstrate a strong research track record and may have previous postdoc experience. Duties include developing and conducting individual and collaborative research projects. Candidates will be expected to plan and manage their own research and administration, with guidance if required. They must be able to communicate material of a technical nature and be able to build internal and external contacts. The post holder may be asked to assist in the supervision of student projects, the development of student research skills, provide instruction or plan/deliver seminars relating to the research area.

Informal inquiries can be made by contacting or by contacting Dr Qingyuan Zhao

Interviews are expected to be held in January or February 2023.

The start date is negotiable (Spring or Summer 2023)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years.

We particularly welcome applications from women and /or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our department.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

You will need to upload full curriculum vitae, list of publications, and a description of your recent and future research projects (not to exceed three pages). The contact details of two academic referees will be required; please ensure that your referees are aware that they will be contacted by the Mathematics HR Office Administrator to request that they upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System; and please encourage them to do so promptly.

Please quote reference LF33757 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Closing date

Jan 20th 2023

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