University of California, Berkeley, Statistics

Position ID: 2437-NEYMAN [#18791, JPF03197]
Position Title: Neyman Visiting Assistant Professor - Statistics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Berkeley, California 94720, United States
Application Deadline: (posted 2021/10/27, listed until 2022/04/30)
Position Description:    

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POSITION OVERVIEW Position title: Neyman Visiting Assistant Professor Salary range: $80,000 Percent time: 100 Anticipated start: 07/01/2022 Position duration: 2 years

APPLICATION WINDOW Open date: October 27th, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Nov 19, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION The Department of Statistics, in the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS) at the University of California, Berkeley is consistently ranked as one of the two premier programs in statistics nationally.

The Berkeley Statistics Department currently seeks applications for a non-tenure-track Neyman Visiting Assistant Professor position. The Neyman Visiting Assistant Professor will be expected to engage in teaching and research and participate in seminars and lectures within the department.

Applicants should document their experience in teaching Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science, or a related field at the college level. We will consider strong candidates in any area of Theoretical, Applied, or Computational Statistics, Probability, Statistical Computing, or Data Science, with a particular interest in computational and interdisciplinary activities. Serious consideration will be given to professional service, including service promoting access to and diversity in higher education and the academic profession.

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 of Statistics is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching or research.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application) Basic Qualifications(at time of application): PhD (or equivalent international degree) or enrolled in PhD degree program.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start) Additional Qualifications (required by start date): PhD (or equivalent international degree).

Preferred qualifications Preferred Qualifications: PhD (or equivalent international degree) in Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science, or a related field.


Document requirements Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter Statement of Research Statement of Teaching 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

Reference requirements 3 letters of reference required

Letter writers will receive a URL from the online system through which to upload their letters. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of recommendation are submitted on time.

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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:

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 ( 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 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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