LSE Fellow in Statistics

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Department of Statistics


1 LSE Fellowship


Salary from £40,229 to £48,456 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £52,095 pa inclusive


This is a fixed term appointment for two years in the first instance, with the possibility of extension for one further year. 


The Department of Statistics is committed to conducting excellent research and teaching in statistics in areas relevant to the social sciences. It seeks to appoint one LSE Fellow who will contribute to teaching and research in statistics.


Candidates should have a thorough knowledge and understanding, as well as a successful track record in statistics and data science. Relevant teaching experience and evidence of the ability to teach statistics, including statistical theory and applied statistics, and data science, including programming, to both statistics and social science students is essential. The post also permits time for research, and the post-holder will be expected to contribute to the research culture and intellectual life of the department in their areas of specialization. Successful candidates will have a developing, high-quality research record, a well-developed strategy for future research, excellent communication skills, and be able to provide effective mentoring and support to students. Candidates will have, or be very near completion of, a PhD in Statistics, Data Science, or a related field by the start date of the post.


The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification for this post, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.


The appointment will be from 1 August 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


For further information about the posts, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email


The closing date for receipt of applications is 2 June 2024 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


An LSE Fellowship is intended to be an entry route to an academic career and is deemed by the School to be a career development position.  As such, applicants who have already been employed as a LSE Fellow for three years in total are not eligible to apply. If you have any queries about this, please contact the HR Division.  

LSE Fellow in Statistics