The Department of Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position, in all areas of theoretical and applied probability or statistics with an expected start date of July 1, 2019. Professorships and Associate Professorships carry tenure, and Assistant Professor positions are regarded as tenure-track.
We take a broad view of Statistical Science, and we will consider strong candidates working in theoretical or applied probability and strong candidates in applied statistics who work at the interface between statistics and the computational, biological, physical and social sciences.
The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.
Basic qualifications: Enrolled in a PhD (or equivalent international degree) granting program or must have PhD (or equivalent international degree) at the time of application.
Preferred qualifications: The successful candidate in the Assistant Professor position will preferably finish the PhD or equivalent degree within one year of their appointment’s expected start date. Tenure-track applicants are expected to have demonstrated research potential; tenured applicants should have established research accomplishments. Serious consideration will be given to the candidate’s potential for success in mentoring PhD students, the candidate’s record in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and evidence of effective leadership. Serious consideration will be given to professional service, including service promoting access to and diversity in higher education and the academic professor. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience.
Applications should be submitted online, through AP Recruit:
Publications: Up to 3 publications (or preprints or thesis drafts) (Optional)
Tenure-Track only: 3 Letters of Recommendation. Letter writers will receive a URL from the online system through which to upload their letters. All letters should preferably be received by November 23, 2018. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of recommendation are submitted on time.
Tenured only: Names to Solicit Letters of Recommendations: Provide names and contact information for three people who are familiar with the candidate’s scholarly work. Letters of recommendations for tenured positions will be solicited by the University of California.
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.
For the Tenure track, applications must be received by November 23, 2018. For the Tenured (Associate/Full) applications must be received by December 28, 2018. Please direct questions to email@example.com.
The Department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents.
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:
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. Census. 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.
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