William H. Kruskal Instructor, Department of Statistics

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Illinois, United States
06 Jan 2020
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06 Mar 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Chicago: Physical Sciences Division: Department of Statistics

Location Chicago Illinois


The Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago invites applications for the position of William H. Kruskal Instructor. We seek recent or expected Ph.D. graduates doing advanced research with a connection to applied mathematics, computational mathematics, or statistical methodology. Kruskal Instructor responsibilities include teaching up to three courses in statistics or applied mathematics, and engagement in independent research. The position is for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

The University of Chicago has the highest standards for scholarship and faculty quality, is dedicated to fundamental research, and has an inherently inter-disciplinary structure that is very supportive of newly emerging research opportunities. We particularly seek individuals whose research interests are related to those of faculty in the Department of Statistics https://stat.uchicago.edu/people/#faculty or of faculty in the Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics https://cam.uchicago.edu/people/#faculty.


Completion of all requirements for the Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics, computer science or a related field by the time of hire.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Jobs website: apply.interfolio.com/70352. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and will continue until all positions are filled. 

The following materials are required:

  • cover letter;
  • curriculum vitae including a list of publications;
  • statement describing past and current research accomplishments and outlining future research plans;
  • teaching statement;
  • contact information for three references who can provide confidential letters of evaluation.

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