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Assistant Professor of Statistics

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 26th, 2019
Last review date: Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 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.

Description

The Department of Statistics at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. This search will be conducted at the assistant professor rank and the resulting hire will be at the assistant rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications. A Ph.D. in Statistics or a related area is required., and needs to be obtained by the beginning of Fall quarter 2020. Candidates must possess (or demonstrate the potential to achieve) a strong record in the areas of research, teaching, and service. Individuals specializing in data science and machine learning are especially encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to those specializing in data science and machine learning. Candidates must also possess the ability to teach all lower-division statistics courses, upper-division core courses in statistics, and graduate level statistics courses, and to be strongly committed to providing service to the department, university, and statistics communities.

UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany an invited faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/family-friendly-recruitment.html

At UC Davis, a Work Life program has been in place since January 2003. A group of Faculty Advisors for Work Life was established in 2007 to help publicize and inform the faculty about the programs, policies, and resources associated with work life/life changes. This group of advisors represents various academic units
(colleges, schools, divisions) on the campus. The following summarizes the programs and updated UC policy. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/index.html

The UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) is a service designed to support departments and deans’ offices in the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty. Eligibility for POP services is limited to full-time Academic Senate Ladder Rank faculty (including Lecturers with Security of Employment (LSOE), Lecturers with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE) Senior Lecturer with Security of Employment (SLPSOE)), and Cooperative Extension Specialists. For more information: http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/partner-opp/index.html

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis - indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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More information about this recruitment: https://statistics.ucdavis.edu/employment

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

  • Transcripts - if PhD obtained during 2017 or later.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required