Lecturer in Statistics
University College Cork School of Mathematical Sciences

Lecturer in Statistics, School of Mathematical Sciences

Permanent Whole Time Post

UCC wishes to make a lectureship appointment within the School of Mathematical Sciences. This appointment will play an important role in the development of statistical science and related disciplines in the School, including supporting its responsibilities for delivery of the BSc Data Science and Analytics.

Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent qualification in Statistics or in a closely related Data Analytic area such as Actuarial Science, Biostatistics, Statistical Finance or Statistical/Machine Learning, and have a track record of independent research of international standing. Reporting to the Head of School of Mathematical Sciences, appointees will have relevant teaching and collaborative experience enabling them to provide leadership in development and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The School is seeking to enhance its research collaborations with the leading research institutes and centres in UCC including, the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, the Environmental Research Institute, MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland, APC Microbiome Ireland, Tyndall National Institute. The opportunity for someone with the right skills to engage in exciting data driven scientific collaborations is significant. Appointees are expected to develop the research profile of Statistics and to collaborate with colleagues to build external partnerships in order to obtain funding for support of PhD students. Practical commitment to internationalization in teaching and research activities is essential.

George Boole, credited with laying the mathematical foundations for the Information Age, is UCCs most famous scholar and its first Professor of Mathematics. The School of Mathematical Sciences (https://www.ucc.ie/en/matsci/), has 26.5 permanent academic staff FTEs including Chairs in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics. The School has research linkage across campus including Medicine and Health. There is also academic collaboration with the School of Computer Science and the INSIGHT Center for Data Analytics (https://www.insight-centre.org).

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https://ore.ucc.ie/. The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr. Kevin Hayes, Head of School of Mathematical Sciences, Email kevin.hayes@ucc.ie For further information on the School of Mathematical Sciences please visit www.ucc.ie/en/matsci

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our UCC 2022 Strategic Plan . UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .

Appointment may be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale: [Below the Bar] €35,600 - €62,604 (Scale B) / [Above the Bar] - €68,421 - €88,609 (Scale B)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https://ore.ucc.ie/). Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday, 23rd August 2022

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

Contact Person : Dr. Kevin Hayes

Contact Email : kevin.hayes@ucc.ie

Job ID : 058891

Contact Number :

Close Date : 23-Aug-2022 12:00

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