University of Michigan, Dept of Statistics

Position ID: UniversityofMichigan-TTAP2022 [#17931]
Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics, Data Science
Application Deadline: 2021/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/07/27, finished 2022/05/07, listed until 2022/01/31)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Statistics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applications for two opportunities, to start on August 30, 2022. One is a tenure-track assistant professor position, although exceptional candidates at higher ranks may be considered subject to additional approval from the administration. The second opportunity is to apply through the LSA Collegiate Fellows program for those eligible (see website for details); a tenure-track assistant professor offer can be made concurrently with a fellowship offer. We strongly encourage eligible applicants to apply for both positions. 

A Ph.D. in statistics or a related field is required. Applicants in all research areas of statistics and data science who have demonstrated outstanding research potential, excellence in teaching and commitment to diversity will be considered. For the collegiate fellow position, we especially encourage applications in the area of fairness in machine learning. 

To apply, submit your curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, a statement demonstrating your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, up to three selected publications, and arrange for three recommendation letters to be sent directly. Apply directly to the Assistant Professor position through this posting on (also upload your academic transcript) and to the Collegiate Fellow position on (also upload your dissertation abstract, and limit selected publications to one). 

Assistant professor position is a university-year (9 months) appointment. 

Application deadline for both positions is November 1, 2021. We strongly encourage all qualified individuals and particularly women and minorities to apply. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
The University of Michigan
Department of Statistics
311 West Hall
1085 South University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1107