We invite applications for a non-tenure-track full-time Neyman Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Department of Statistics, at the University of California, Berkeley. The Neyman Visiting Assistant Professor position is a non-renewable two-year position (but can be shorter by mutual agreement). The Neyman Visiting Assistant Professor will be expected to engage in teaching and research and participate in seminars and lectures within the department. The expected start date is July 1, 2018 and the position has an annual nine-month salary of $70,000.
A PhD (or equivalent degree) in Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field is required by the time of hire. The minimum qualification to be considered an applicant for the position is the completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements, except the dissertation, by the time of application. Applicants should document their experience in teaching Statistics, Mathematics or a related field at the college level. We will consider strong candidates in any area of theoretical, applied, or computational statistics, or probability, with a particular interest in computational and interdisciplinary activities.
The Department of Statistics is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching or research.
Applications should be submitted online, by registering at: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01465. Applicants should provide the following required documents for a complete application:
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
3 Letters of Recommendation. Letter writers will receive a URL from the online system through which to upload their letters. All letters must be received by January 17th, 2018. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of recommendation are submitted on time. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential letter writers, including when letters are provided via a third-party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.
Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional): Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service.
The posting will remain open until January 17th, 2018. We strongly encourage the submission of complete applications (including recommendation letters) by December 15th, 2017. The position will be open until filled.
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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, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
About University of California, Berkeley, Statistics Department
Statistics at UC Berkeley: We are a community engaged in research and education in probability and statistics. In addition to developing fundamental theory and methodology, we are actively involved in statistical problems that arise in such diverse fields as molecular biology, geophysics, astronomy, AIDS research, neurophysiology, sociology, political science, education, demography, and the U.S. C...ensus. We have forged strong interdisciplinary links with other departments and areas of study, particularly biostatistics, mathematics, computer science, and biology, and actively seek to recruit graduate students and faculty who can help to build and maintain such links. We also offer a statistical consulting service each semester.