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Professor of Probability

Mathematical Sciences

Placed On:  Monday 02 October 2017
Closing Date:  Monday 01 January 2018
Interview Date:  Tuesday 06 February 2018
Reference:  SF5266

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Bath is inviting applications for a full professorship in Probability.

Applicants must have a strong research vision, and a track record of engagement within their Department and across the wider mathematical community. Applicants are expected to have an excellent track record of publications and research grant acquisition, commensurate to their stage of career, as well as a keen interest in pursuing excellence in teaching and in supervising graduate students. Key attributes are strategic leadership and the ability to influence and shape the output and success of the Department. We particularly welcome applications from established Professors, as well as from Readers, Senior Lecturers and Associate Professors or equivalent who can demonstrate a significant upward trajectory.

Applications from all groups currently under-represented in academic posts are particularly encouraged. Both the Department and the University are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment. Flexible working options will be considered wherever possible. For more information visit

The Department of Mathematical Sciences has over 70 academic staff from all areas of Mathematics. There are strong interactions between the Probability Laboratory and other groups in the Department, including Statistics, Analysis and Numerical Analysis, as well as a wide variety of interdisciplinary research projects and industrial collaborations. These activities are supported by the Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistical Applied Mathematics at Bath (SAMBa), which has an annual intake of 10-15 research students.

Alongside completion of the online application form, candidates should upload:

- A full Curriculum Vitae

- A statement of research interests of up to 3 pages

- A one page summary of teaching experience

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Professor Andreas Kyprianou (, Professor Mathew Penrose ( or Professor Dorothy Buck (

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.