Professorship of Applied Statistics

in association with St Peter’s College

The University of Oxford intends to appoint to a Professorship of Applied Statistics. The Professorship of Applied Statistics is at the heart of the University of Oxford’s continuing tradition of excellence in the subject.

The successful candidate will be a world-leading academic who will provide outstanding research leadership in statistical methods, bringing with them a vision for the discipline within the University of Oxford and internationally. As a senior member of the Department of Statistics, the Professor of Applied Statistics will have the opportunity to help shape and develop its research and overall strategy.

A particular focus for leadership in this role will be to oversee the Department’s flagship Masters programme.

The post holder will, in addition to the Departmental appointment, be elected to a Professorial Fellowship at St Peter’s College, where they will sit on the College’s Governing Body.

Deadline for applications: Monday 18 September 2017. For more details about the post and full application instructions, see

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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