Chair in Glasgow

A position opening in one of my favourite departments (10 visits and 22 Munroes), due to the retirement of a great co-author!

University of Glasgow
School of Mathematics & Statistics
CHAIR OF STATISTICS
REF: 00025-7

The University of Glasgow, established in 1451, is a member of the UK’s Russell Group of leading universities. The University is committed to enhancing its position as one of the world’s great, broad-based, research-intensive universities. Central to our strategic development plan, ‘Glasgow 2020: A Global Vision’, the University has created 23 senior positions in the newly established Colleges of Science & Engineering, Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, and Arts. Some of these positions will cross traditional subject boundaries to lead cross-College themes including energy, biomedical engineering, health & wellbeing and medical humanities.

The Chair of Statistics, established in 1966, will become vacant on the retirement of Professor Michael Titterington in the summer of 2011.  The successful applicant will be an established scholar with an outstanding international reputation, have a profile of world-leading research in Statistical Methodology, have proven excellence in attracting competitive research funding, and the ability to innovate and lead change across all aspects of research and learning.

Informal enquiries may be directed to the Head of School, Professor Nicholas Hill ((44) 141 330 5176, hos@maths-stats.gla.ac.uk) or to the Head of Statistics, Professor John McColl ((44) 141 330 4749, John.McColl@glasgow.ac.uk). Information about the Statistics group and its research is available from the School website. Apply online.

Closing date: 12th April 2011.

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