The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability invites applications for an open rank position (tenure-track or tenured) in Statistics with emphasis on Data Science, starting July 1, 2018.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science or related fields is required by the time of appointment. Demonstrated research and teaching excellence is preferred. The candidate must have a strong research agenda on data science and potential to play a leadership role in developing data science programs at UCSB.
To apply submit CV, cover letter, statement of research, teaching objectives and contact information of four individuals who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation. Materials should be submitted electronically via UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01097
Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2017 for priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.
The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and 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.
The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability was created in 1989, and has developed a broad range of interests. Courses are offered leading to Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees. A Bachelor of Science Degree in Financial Mathematics and Statistics was introduced in Fall 2003. This is a joint major between the Departments of Statistics and Applied Probability and Mathematics with the cooperat...ion of the Department of Economics. A Bachelor of Science Degree in Actuarial Science was introduced in Fall 2010. Our PhD degree offers an emphasis in Statistics, Financial Mathematics and an interdisciplinary emphasis in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences. At present there are over 450 undergraduate statistics majors (many emphasising actuarial science), and over 200 financial mathematics and statistics majors and premajors, and 75 graduate students.