University of California, Berkeley, Statistics

Position ID: 2437-SPP [#18319, JPF03128]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Probability - Department of Statistics
Position Location: Berkeley, California 94720, United States
Application Deadline: (posted 2021/09/24, listed until 2021/10/24)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed. ***

Open September 24th, 2021 through Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

The Department of Statistics, in the Division of Computing, Data Science and Society at the University of California, Berkeley is consistently ranked as one of the two premier programs in statistics nationally. Since its inception, graduates and faculty of Berkeley have shaped the foundations of statistics. Past faculty in the Berkeley Statistics Department include such luminaries as David Blackwell, Leo Breiman, David Freedman, Lucien Le Cam, and Erich Lehmann. The department currently has over 30 active research faculty, four of whom are members of the National Academy of Sciences.

The Berkeley Statistics Department currently seeks applicants with outstanding records in any area of Probability for at least one position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. Associate Professor and Full Professor positions carry tenure.

Assistant Professor applicants are expected to have demonstrated research potential. Serious consideration will be given to the candidate’s potential for success in mentoring PhD students, a record in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and potential for effective leadership. Serious consideration will be given to professional service, including service promoting access to and diversity in higher education and the academic profession.

The successful candidate for an Associate or Full Professor position will preferably hold a tenured (or equivalent) faculty position at another institution. Associate or Full Professor applicants are expected to have an established research record. Serious consideration will be given to the candidate’s experience in mentoring PhD students, record in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and evidence of effective leadership. Serious consideration will be given to professional service, including service promoting access to and diversity in higher education and the academic profession. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are core values of the Department of Statistics. We believe that our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share fully our commitment to these values. The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia.

For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty

https://statistics.berkeley.edu/

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications

The successful candidate for an Assistant Professor position will preferably finish their PhD or equivalent degree within one year of the appointment start date.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS BY LEVEL

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Position title: Assistant Professor

Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current or recent PhD candidate or graduate; current or recent postdoc; current assistant professor (including those who are “senior” assistant professors near tenure). Please note that this level determination is only for application review purposes, not the ultimate appointment level of the finalist.

Document requirements

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter

Statement of Research - Statement of Research is required at the time of application for assistant level applicants.

Statement of Teaching - Statement of Teaching is required at the time of application for assistant level applicants.

Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity). Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is required at the time of application for assistant level applicants.

Publications - 1 - 3 publications (or preprints or thesis drafts) (optional)

Reference requirements

3 letters of reference required

3 names and contact information (e-mail address) for writers of letters of recommendation. Letter writers will receive a URL for the online system through which they should upload their letters. We strongly encourage candidates to have all letters received by October 20th, 2021. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of recommendation are submitted on time.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03128

ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR
Position title: Associate/Full Professor

Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current tenured professor; position equivalent to tenured professor (ie., at an international university). Please note that this level determination is only for application review purposes, not the ultimate appointment level of the finalist.

Document requirements

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter

Statement of Research - Statement of Research is optional at the time of application for associate/full level applicants. Statement of Research will be required only for the finalists and the Department will notify the applicant for the statement at that time if it was not submitted at the time of application.

Statement of Teaching - Statement of Teaching is optional at the time of application for associate/full level applicants. Statement of Teaching will be required only for the finalists and the Department will notify the applicant for the statement at that time if it was not submitted at the time of application.

Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity). Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is optional at the time of application for associate/full level applicants. Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will be required only for the finalists and the Department will notify the applicant for the statement at that time if it was not submitted at the time of application.

Optional Publications - 1 - 3 publications (or preprints or thesis drafts)

Reference requirements

3 names and contact information (e-mail address) for writers of letters of recommendation are required at the time of application. Letters of recommendation will be required only for the finalists and the Department will notify the applicants prior to contacting their letter writers.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03128

Help contact: recruit@stat.berkeley.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)



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