Assistant Level Faculty Position – Statistics – Department of Statistics and Applied Probability
The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019 or later. The Department is looking for exceptional individuals with particular emphasis in the area of Statistics. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong research agenda related to data science, or applications of statistics in environmental science, neuroscience or computational methods.
Responsibilities of faculty members generally include teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate levels, recruitment, supervision, and mentorship of graduate students, participation in university service and professional activities, and the development of an actively funded research program of the highest quality. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or Data Science related areas by the time of appointment in the position. A demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a record of (or potential for) outstanding teaching are desired. Successful candidates will have a record of collaborative research, and will be able to leverage synergies within the Department of Statistics and Division. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.
Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include: • Cover letter • Curriculum vitae • Statement of research • Statement of teaching • Applicants will need to arrange for 4 references to submit letters of recommendation (at least one of which is directed towards teaching) on their behalf via the recruitment website
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.