Computer systems analysis/Programming, Data analysis/processing, Mathematical statistics
Salary £36,647 to £44,140 pa inclusive with potential to progress to
£47,456 pa inclusive of London allowance
This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years, from 1 October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter
Applications are invited for a Research Officer position on the research project “Was that change real? Quantifying uncertainty for change points” funded by the EPSRC. You will conduct the relevant research under the direction of Professor Piotr Fryzlewicz.
This EPSRC-funded project is joint between LSE and Lancaster University, who are also currently recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to work on this project under the direction of Professor Paul Fearnhead. Candidates are invited to apply for one or both posts, according to their interests. The corresponding announcement for the Lancaster University position can be found at https://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/.
Candidates for the LSE post must have a PhD in statistics, mathematics or a related subject, or expect to have submitted their PhD thesis by the post start date. Solid background in mathematical statistics is essential. Applicants should demonstrate excellent research achievement or potential for such achievement in mathematical or computational statistics. They must be able to conduct complex simulations and real data analyses, and have advanced programming skills. Experience in change point research is desirable but not essential.
For the other essential criteria for this post, please see the Person Specification document, which accompanies this advert on the LSE jobs website linked below. For further information about the post, please also see the Job Description document.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.
To apply for this post, please go to https://jobs.lse.ac.uk/. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. If you would like to discuss the posts, please contact Professor Piotr Fryzlewicz (email@example.com) or Professor Paul Fearnhead (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 24 June 2021 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.
The Department is home to internationally respected experts in statistics and data science. Maintaining and advancing our leading reputation for teaching and research is our top priority. We offer a vibrant research environment and a comprehensive programme of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
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