THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL Department of Statistics and Operations Research Assistant Professorship in Statistics
The Department of Statistics and Operations Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has an opening for a tenure-track position in statistics at the assistant professor level starting July 1, 2018.
Candidates are required to have a doctorate in a relevant field by the start date of the appointment. The Department is seeking candidates who have demonstrated interest in timely areas of application (e.g., social & computer networks, imaging, data mining, climatology, health-care analytics, genomics, business analytics, forensic science), have a strong theoretical training and the potential to maintain an excellent research program. The successful candidate will be comfortable with teaching courses in applied and theoretical statistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as introductory courses in the department. The potential for interaction with other groups in the department and the university will be a positive factor in the consideration of candidates. We are particularly interested in candidates working at the interface of statistics and optimization.
We will begin considering candidates after November 15, 2017, and will continue accepting applications until the position is filled. The application package should include a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, representative papers, and a graduate transcript. Applicants should also arrange for four letters of recommendation. At least one of the letters should include an evaluation of the applicant's teaching ability. Application materials and letters of recommendation must be submitted in electronic form only; click on https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/127832 to apply for this position. At the time of application candidates will be required to identify the names, titles and email addresses of professional references (4 required). Reference providers identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support.
Statistics Faculty Search Committee Department of Statistics and Operations Research University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill http://www.stat-or.unc.edu
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including women, underrepresented minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
About The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Department of Statistics and Operations Research specializes in inference, decision-making, and data analysis involving complex models and systems exhibiting both deterministic and random behavior. We focus on developing and analyzing the necessary quantitative and computational tools to enable practitioners to solve problems in statistical and probabilistic analysis, modeling, optimization, ...and the evaluation of system performance.
Our faculty engage in fundamental research in probability, statistics, stochastic processes, and optimization, and are also heavily involved with interdisciplinary areas of application such as genomics, biological modeling, environmental statistics, insurance and financial mathematics, revenue, workforce, and supply-chain management, traffic flow and congestion, and telecommunications.