Reader/Chair in Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes
Imperial College London Department of Mathematics
United Kingdom

Job summary

Applications are invited from outstanding individuals for a Reader/Chair in Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes within the Department of Mathematics. The Department conducts research of the highest quality and has strengths in several interconnected areas related to Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes including Stochastic Analysis, Mathematical Statistics, Applied Probability and Statistics, Machine Learning, Mathematical...

Job listing information

  • Reference NAT01351
  • Date posted 8 December 2022
  • Closing date 9 February 2023

Key information about the role

  • Location South Kensington Campus - Hybrid
  • Position type Full time, permanent
  • Salary Internationally competitive plus benefits
  • Department Department of Mathematics
  • Category Academic & Teaching / Non Clinical Academic & Teaching

Job description

Job summary

Applications are invited from outstanding individuals for a Reader/Chair in Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes within the Department of Mathematics. The Department conducts research of the highest quality and has strengths in several interconnected areas related to Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes including Stochastic Analysis, Mathematical Statistics, Applied Probability and Statistics, Machine Learning, Mathematical Physics, Applied Analysis and PDEs.

You will work in the area of probability theory and stochastic processes, interpreted in the broadest sense. You will contribute to the academic mission of Imperial College London to deliver world-class scholarship, education and research.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be engaged with research, education, and administrative duties in alignment with the department’s strategy, goals and vision. Among your research duties, you will direct a research programme at the highest scientifically rigorous levels, supervise, train and mentor research staff and students, obtain funds and research grants and encourage and guide junior research staff to do the same, and establish links with industry. You will teach and examine courses at all levels, teach modules in probability and/or stochastic processes at all levels, and supervise PhD, MSc and MSci theses. You will also undertake appropriate administrative tasks in support of the department’s teaching and research activities and attend relevant academic or management committees.

Full information on duties, responsibilities and criteria can be found in the Job Description.

Essential requirements

    • PhD in probability theory, stochastic processes or a related field
    • An international reputation (commensurate with career stage) and expertise in the field of probability and/or stochastic processes
    • A significant or sustained track record (commensurate with career stage) in attracting high levels of research funding
    • Extensive experience in leading the design of research programmes
    • An excellent record of research, evidenced by a portfolio of research publications, confirming national/ international standing (commensurate with career stage)
    • Experience in training Undergraduate and Postgraduate students
    • Experience in supervision of higher degrees (PhD)
    • Evidence of management and administration experience
    • Ability to communicate well, conveying ideas and concepts clearly and effectively

Further information

Starting salary: From £84,491 per annum for Chair; From £73,806 per annum for Reader

Please see our Further Particulars for more information about the College and the benefits available to staff.

For informal discussions about this position, please contact, Professor Grigorios A. Pavliotis, Head of the Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics Section, email: g.pavliotis@imperial.ac.uk Professor Dan Crisan, Professor of Mathematics, email: d.crisan@imperial.ac.uk.

Queries relating to the application process should be directed to: Mrs Maria Monteiro, Senior Appointments Manager, email: m.monteiro@imperial.ac.uk

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level. http://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-integrity/animal-research


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