Professor in Statistics

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
17 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Tenured Faculty Appointment in Statistics

Faculty of Arts and Sciences


Position Description 

The Department of Statistics seeks to appoint one position at the tenured (Full Professor) level for the 2019-2020 academic year. We seek strong candidates in any field of statistics and probability as well as in any interdisciplinary areas where innovative and principled use of statistics and/or probability is of vital importance.

The appointee will teach and advise students at the undergraduate and graduate levels and will be expected to develop innovative courses at both levels. The appointee will also undertake administrative responsibilities in the department and be expected to participate in the intellectual life of the Division of Science, Harvard University, and the wider scholarly community.
The Department is keenly interested in diversifying its faculty and encourages applications from diverse candidates, including from women and minorities.

Basic Qualifications

A Doctorate or an equivalent terminal degree.

Additional Qualifications 

At the tenured level (Full Professor), we seek candidates who are internationally renowned scholars with well-demonstrated excellence in research, advising, and teaching.

Special Instructions

Contact Information 

Search Committee
Department of Statistics
c/o Karen Barkow
Harvard University
1 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

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