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  • Assistant Professor in Statistics (UC Riverside)

    Job Title: Assistant Professor in Statistics

    Institution: The Department of Statistics at the University of California, Riverside

    Job Information: The Department of Statistics at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning July 1, 2022. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Advancement through the Professorial ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

    Qualifications:

    The position targets candidates that have demonstrated high-quality research and are committed to excellent teaching. Applicants in all areas of Statistics will be given serious consideration, but we are particularly interested in candidates who have expertise in Bayesian analysis, clinical trials, big data analysis, causal inference, spatial/environmental statistics, graphical models, precision/personalized medicine, and statistical machine learning.

    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.

     

    Education

    • The additional qualification for this position at time of employment is a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a closely related field.

     

    Experience

    • The required qualification for this position at time of application is demonstrated high-quality research in statistics and/or data science and commitment to excellent teaching.

     

    To apply: submit the following to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01457 

    • 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 10, 2021, and proceed until position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should submit their complete applications prior to the above date.

     

    For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Weixin Yao, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Statistics, at weixin.yao@ucr.edu.  For questions on application procedures and requirements, please contact Ms. Kendall Dunmore, Academic Personnel, at kendall.dunmore@ucr.edu

     

    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.

     

  • Assistant Professor specializing in Biostatistics (Florida State University)

    Job Title: Assistant Professor specializing in Biostatistics

    Institution: The Department of Statistics at Florida State University

    Job Information: The Department of Statistics at Florida State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Biostatistics for a nine-month appointment beginning August 2022.

    Education and Experience: A Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research and service is required. The degree should be conferred before August 2022.

    Please apply at www.jobs.fsu.edu (Job ID 49818). Additionally, three confidential independent letters of support are required to be sent through the FSU system. Review of applications begins immediately. The deadline for applications is 12/01/2021.

     

    An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf

     

    One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

     

  • Assistant Professor specializing in Data Science (Florida State University)

    Job Title: Assistant Professor specializing in Data Science

    Institution: The Department of Statistics at Florida State University

    Job Information: The Department of Statistics at Florida State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Data Science for a nine-month appointment beginning August 2022.

    Education and Experience: A Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research and service is required. The degree should be conferred before August 2022.

    Please apply at www.jobs.fsu.edu (Job ID 49862). Additionally, three confidential independent letters of support are required to be sent through the FSU system. Review of applications begins immediately. The deadline for applications is 12/01/2021.

     

    An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at:

    http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf

     

    One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

     

  • Open-Rank Teaching Professor in Statistics & Data Science (UC Santa Barbara)

    Job Title: Open-Rank Teaching Professor in Statistics & Data Science

    Institution: UC Santa Barbara

    Job Information: The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for an Open Rank Teaching Professor position, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021. The appointment can be tenured at the associate or full level, or tenure-track assistant teaching professor level. The emphasis of this position is statistical methodology, computation, and data literacy. The Department is looking for individuals with a record in teaching excellence and innovation in teaching methods who will play a strong role in managing the curriculum & pedagogy of the department. Expertise in teaching courses on statistical modeling, computation, and data science methods, including Python, R, SQL, and cloud platforms is preferred.

    The Department comprises 20 permanent faculty members, as well as more than ten visitors and postdocs. We offer majors in Statistics and Data Science, Financial Mathematics and Statistics, and Actuarial Science, as well as a minor in Statistical Science with total undergraduate enrollment of over 1500 students. For more information about the Department please see http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Responsibilities of teaching-track faculty include teaching and teaching related tasks for lower and upper division undergraduate courses; mentorship of undergraduate students including supervision of student group capstone projects; professional and/or scholarly achievement and creative activity, particularly relating to instruction and pedagogy; and participation in university service. Faculty in this title are members of the Academic Senate, with benefits and privileges that parallel the professor track.

     

    Education and Experience:

    • All applicants must have a PhD in Statistics, Data Science or a related discipline at the time of application. Candidates wishing to be considered for a tenured appointment must have at least 5 years of undergraduate teaching experience with a wide range of courses taught. Candidates wishing to be considered for a tenure-track appointment must have a record of teaching potential. All candidates should have a record of collaborative activity and should be able to contribute to the improvement of the undergraduate experience in the department and division.

     

    Additional Skills:

    • Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Santa Barbara. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the inclusive excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. Successful candidates for faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion in their application materials, including the Diversity Statement.

     

    Preferred Qualification:

    Applications should be submitted electronically, applicants must select a rank/level they at which to be considered for, and must include:

    • Cover letter
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Statement of Teaching, in particular addressing pedagogical ideology and methods, experience with curricular design, and record of pedagogical creativity;
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, including research, teaching and mentoring experiences towards creating an intellectually rich, socially just, and equitable educational environment. This may include professional affiliations, work and strategic plans to remove barriers to underrepresented and underserved groups, to enhance equity and diversity, as well as training or expertise in inclusive pedagogy.
    • Applicants wishing to be considered for a tenure-track appointment will need to arrange for 3 references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via the recruitment website. Applicants wishing to be considered for a tenured appointment will need to provide contact information for 3 references. References will be contacted at the interview stage of the process for those that are short listed.
    • Teaching Evaluations- applicants are strongly encouraged to provide a representative sample of teaching evaluations for a range of recently taught courses, but not required

     

    Applications received by January 22, 2021 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.

    To apply please visit

    https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01872 

    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, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    More Info: https://www.pstat.ucsb.edu/about/employment

     

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS BY LEVEL

    LECTURER WITH POTENTIAL SECURITY OF EMPLOYMENT (LPSOE)

    Please select this level/rank for a pre-tenure appointment (with potential security of employment).

    Document requirements

    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Statement of Teaching - Statement of Teaching, in particular addressing pedagogical ideology and methods, experience with curricular design, and record of pedagogical creativity
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement of Contributions to Diversity, including research, teaching and mentoring experiences towards creating an intellectually rich, socially just, and equitable educational environment. This may include professional affiliations, work and strategic plans to remove barriers to underrepresented and underserved groups, to enhance equity and diversity, as well as training or expertise in inclusive pedagogy.
    • Teaching Evaluations - Teaching Evaluations- applicants are strongly encouraged to provide a representative sample of teaching evaluations for a range of recently taught courses, but not required
      (Optional)
    • Optional Document - In this field you may submit any other documentation that you would like the search committee to consider.
      (Optional)

    Reference requirements

    • 3-5 letters of reference required

    LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER WITH SECURITY OF EMPLOYMENT (LSOE/SR. LSOE)

    Please select this level/rank for a tenured appointment with at least 5 years of experience in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, and a proven record of curricular development and/or pedagogical innovation.

    Document requirements

    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Statement of Teaching - Statement of Teaching, in particular addressing pedagogical ideology and methods, experience with curricular design, and record of pedagogical creativity
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement of Contributions to Diversity, including research, teaching and mentoring experiences towards creating an intellectually rich, socially just, and equitable educational environment. This may include professional affiliations, work and strategic plans to remove barriers to underrepresented and underserved groups, to enhance equity and diversity, as well as training or expertise in inclusive pedagogy.
    • Teaching Evaluations - Teaching Evaluations- applicants are strongly encouraged to provide a representative sample of teaching evaluations for a range of recently taught courses, but not required
      (Optional)
    • Optional Document - In this field you may submit any other documentation that you would like the search committee to consider.
      (Optional)

    Reference requirements

    • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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