Faculty Assistant Professor, Statistics & Data Science
UCLA Statistics & Data Science Fixed-Term Assistant Professor Search
The Department of Statistics & Data Science at the University of California, Los Angeles invites applications for a three-year position as an Assistant Professor. We seek outstanding applicants contributing to cutting edge statistical research.
Applicants are required to have completed their Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field by the time of their appointment on July 1, 2023.
The position’s teaching obligations require that the official payroll title be Assistant Adjunct Professor, although de facto, this is an Assistant Professor position for a fixed-term (non-tenure track), providing an opportunity for post-doctoral scholars to develop both their research and teaching portfolios. The expected teaching load for this position is four one-quarter courses per academic year. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
For fullest consideration, all application materials should be submitted by or before May 31, 2023. Reviews for the position will continue until a successful candidate is identified.
Interested applicants should apply at UCLA Academic Recruit at:
Please refer to job tracking number JPF08406 on all correspondence.
Applicants should submit:
- Cover letter describing how qualifications and interests would fit with the position description
- Statement of Research
- Statement of Teaching
- Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
- Two Representative Publications (or Preprints)
- Three Letters of Recommendation
As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented minorities in the sciences. The Department of Statistics & Data Science welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
All letters of evaluation are subject to UCLA campus policies on confidentiality. Refer potential reviewers to the UCLA statement of confidentiality at https://apo.ucla.edu/policies-forms/the-call/summary-of-procedures/summary-10-statement-of-confidentiality.
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