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UCR Department of Statistics Recruitment

Assistant Professor in Statistics

The Department of Statistics at the University of California invites applicants for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. This position will start on July 1, 2023. The two positions target candidates that have demonstrated high-quality research and are committed to excellent teaching.

Required qualifications for this position that must be met by the date of application include: Applicants have demonstrated high-quality research in statistics and/or data science and are committed to excellent teaching.

Preferred qualifications for these positions include: Applicants in all areas of Statistics will be given serious consideration, but we are particularly interested in candidates who have expertise in data science and/or biostatistics.

Additional qualifications for this position that must be met by the date of hire include: Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a closely related field.

Advancement through the Professorial ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years.

To apply: submit the following to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01623:

  • Cover Letter – Short cover letter describing background and interests.
  • Curriculum Vitae – Most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Research/Scholarly Activities
  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence – Applicants should summarize their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.
  • Letters of Reference – Applicants should provide 3 letters.

Review of applications will commence on November 14, 2022, and proceed until position is filled.  For full consideration, applicants should submit their complete applications prior to the above date.

For more information about these positions, please contact Dr. Xinping Cui, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Statistics, at xinping.cui@ucr.edu. For questions on application procedures and requirements, please contact Ms. Marie Good, Academic Personnel, at marie.good@ucr.edu.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy: As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees.  (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.


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