Assistant Professor

Chicago, Illinois
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Description

The Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago invites applications from exceptionally qualified candidates for faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek individuals doing advanced research in statistical methodology or theory, in applied statistics or data science, or in related fields. Applicants must have doctorates by the time of start date in statistics or some field of mathematics or science where statistical concepts or methods play an important role. A demonstrated research excellence appropriate to the rank is essential. 

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago Academic Jobs website at and upload the following required materials: cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference. A research statement, teaching statement, and up to three relevant research publications may also be included but are not required. 

Application screening will begin December 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.  

Additional Information or Requirements:


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Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae  

Optional Applicant Documents:

Teaching Statement
Research Statement 
Publication 1
Publication 2
Publication 3  

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