University of Illinois at Chicago, Mathematics, Statistics, & Computer Science

Position ID: UIC-STAT [#18513]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chicago, Illinois 60607, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Statistics, & Computer Science
Application Deadline: 2022/01/03 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/10/06, listed until 2022/03/08)
Position Description:    

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University of Illinois at Chicago

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor in Statistics

The Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science has active research programs in pure mathematics, computational and applied mathematics, theoretical computer science, probability and statistics, and mathematics education. See for more information.

The Department seeks to recruit an outstanding Statistician with a strong academic background, an outstanding research record, and evidence of strong teaching ability. The Department encourages applications from all areas of statistics and is especially interested in the methodology and applied aspects of statistical learning, data science, the analysis of big data, bioinformatics, and other statistics areas. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in statistics or a related field. The salary is negotiable. The position is effective August 16, 2022. Final authorization of the position is subject to the availability of funding.

Applicants should provide a vita, research and teaching statements, and at least three (3) letters of recommendation including one that addresses teaching. Applications should be submitted through No applications will be accepted by surface mail or e-mail. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by November 29, 2021, but applications will be accepted through January 3, 2022.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Extensive University located in the heart of one of the nation's largest metropolitan areas. It is a comprehensive public university with a diverse student body of more than 30,000 students. UIC is an R1 institution with an established reputation for excellence in research. It is also proudly a minority-serving institution with a racially, ethnically, and economically diverse student body.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, Veteran or disability status.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, see the UI HR website:

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Further Info:
M/C 249
CHICAGO, IL 60607-7045