Two opportunities exist for outstanding early career researchers to join the Department of Statistics at Warwick.

The Department’s research spans a broad range of areas in applied, computational, methodological and theoretical statistics, data science, machine learning, theoretical and applied probability, finance and interdisciplinary collaboration. The Department has close relations with the co-located Mathematics Institute and Department of Computer Science and with other departments such as Economics and the Warwick Business School.

The Harrison Assistant Professorship is a 3-year fixed-term position and part of a rolling programme of Harrison early-career posts. The appointment will carry a lower teaching load and is intended for applicants with evidence or promise of world-class research excellence in Statistics (to be interpreted in the widest sense as above).

The CRiSM Research Fellowship is a 3-year research fellowship and part of a rolling programme arising from University investment in CRiSM, a research centre which acts as a catalyst for research across the breadth of the Department of Statistics. The fellowship is designed to allow an outstanding early-career academic to develop their own high-quality research programme, with mentoring provided by Warwick colleagues.

The Department of Statistics is committed to promoting equality and diversity, holding an Athena SWAN Silver award which demonstrates this commitment. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community and will give due consideration to applicants seeking flexible working patterns, and to those who have taken a career break. Further information about working at the University of Warwick, including information about childcare provision, career development and relocation is at

Informal enquires can be addressed to Professors Jon Forster (, Saul Jacka ( or Aleks Mijatovic ( or to any other senior member of the Warwick Statistics Department.

Closing date: January 15, 2024

As part of the application, applicants are expected to submit a research plan, of up to 3 pages, detailing their planned research programme for the duration of the position.

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