Assistant Professor in Statistics

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Dublin Bar, LEINSTER
Job Type: Contract
Deadline: 28 Mar 2023

The School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin is a collegiate, friendly, and research-intensive centre for academic study and research excellence. The School has been ranked #1 in Ireland, top 25 in Europe, and top 100 Worldwide (QS Subject Rankings 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021).

The School of Computer Science and Statistics is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Statistics, who will join the Discipline of Statistics and Information Systems. The Assistant Professor will be a full faculty member, and as such will be expected to innovate in both research and teaching, to assist in the administration and mission of the School and contribute to the wider research community. The appointee should have the potential to develop into a leader in their particular field of research with a world-class research programme. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching in the School, particularly in areas of Statistics and Information Systems.

Post Status Tenure Track - This position is a Tenure Track position which is 5-years in the first instance, permanency is subject to satisfying the tenure requirements.

Salary: Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale (109BN) commensurate with qualifications / experience and in line with Public Sector Pay Policy [€37,960 to €92,187 per annum]

How to Apply: Applicants should provide the following information:

  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae, including a full list of publications
  • The names and contact details (i.e. addresses, e-mail, etc.) of three referees
  • A research plan summarising research to be carried out in the next two years and including sources of funding – max 2 pages
  • A teaching statement summarising teaching experience and approach – max 2 pages.
  • PLEASE NOTE:  Candidates who do not submit this additional information may not be considered for shortlisting

    Closing Date: 12 noon (Irish Standard Time) 28th March 2023 Application will only be accepted by applying online through the Trinity Jobs Portal Applications must be made by the date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. Late Applications will not be accepted.

    Please see below the Job Description and Application Information for this position.

    Interviews will be held on the 28th April 2023

    Informal Enquiries Candidates wishing to discuss the post informally and in confidence should email Professor Simon Wilson Head of the Discipline of Statistics and Information Systems:  SWILSON@tcd.ieand/or Professor Gregory O’Hare, Head of School of Computer Science & Statistics:

    Trinity welcomes applications from all individuals, including those applicants with disabilities, those who may have had non-traditional career paths, those who have taken time out for reasons including family or caring responsibilities. We also welcome international applicants including those whom have been displaced due to war. We are ranked 3rd in the world for gender equality (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020) and we hold an Athena SWAN Bronze award, recognising our work to advance gender equality. The University is actively pursuing a Silver level award, which it has committed to achieving by 2025. Trinity is committed to supporting the work-life balance and to creating a family-friendly working environment.

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