Assistant Professor in Statistics

University of California Irvine Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences

United States

Assistant Professor Position - Statistics

Job #JPF07039
  • Statistics / Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences / UC Irvine

Application Window

Open date: August 30th, 2021

Next review date: Monday, Nov 8, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Nov 29, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

University of California, Irvine
Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
Department of Statistics
Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Statistics (www.stat.uci.edu) in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant rank level beginning July 1, 2022.

The Department of Statistics has a strong interdisciplinary flavor, focused on developing state-of-the -art methods for solving topical data-driven problems in science and engineering, and advancing the statistical theory that underlies those methods. We are searching for faculty with strong research potential, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and enthusiasm for helping our collegial department continue to grow. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree (or expected by fall 2022) in statistics, biostatistics or a related field. Candidates with research interests in all areas of statistics will be considered.

The University of California, Irvine is part of the premier public university system in the world. UCI is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), is ranked as a top ten public university by U.S. News and World Report, and was identified by the New York Times as No. 1 among U.S. universities that do the most for low-income students. UCI has done what no other school has done—rank among Sierra’s Top 10 most sustainable colleges for ten years in a row, and was ranked number 1 in 2018 and 2019. UCI is located in Orange County, 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean, 45 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public school systems in the nation. All positions would be eligible to participate in UCI’s faculty housing program.

Completed applications containing a cover letter, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, statements on diversity, teaching, and research, three letters of recommendation, and sample research publications should be uploaded electronically. Please refer to the following web site for instructions https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07039. The review of applications will begin November 8, 2021 but applications will be accepted until November 29, 2021.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree (or expected by fall 2022) in statistics, biostatistics or a related field. Candidates with research interests in all areas of statistics will be considered

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
  • Transcripts - Graduate transcripts are required for assistant professor candidates.
  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
  • Authorization to Release Information Form - A reference check will be completed only if you are made a tentative offer to a Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at any rank. Download, complete, sign, and upload the form: https://ap.uci.edu/wp-content/uploads/AuthReleaseForm.pdf
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment as well as a commitment to addressing all forms of academic misconduct, UC Irvine conducts institutional reference checks for candidates finalists to whom the department or other hiring unit would like to extend a formal offer of appointment into Ladder Rank Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at all ranks (i.e., assistant, associate, and full). The institutional reference checks involve contacting the administration of the applicant’s previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University’s Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UC Irvine requires all candidates of Ladder Rank Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at all ranks (i.e., assistant, associate, and full) to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into AP RECRUIT as part of their application. If the candidate does not include the signed authorization to release information with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete. As with any incomplete application, the application will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists (i.e., those to whom the department or other hiring unit would like to extend a formal offer) considered for Ladder Rank Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at all ranks (i.e., assistant, associate, and full) positions will be subject to institutional reference checks.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07039

Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA
 


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