Columbia University, Department of Statistics, and

Position ID: 2415-APTERM [#15357]
Position Title: Assistant Professor (Limited-term)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: New York, New York 10027, United States [map]
Application Deadline: (posted 2019/12/04, listed until 2020/06/04)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Statistics invites applications for four-year term positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2020. A Ph.D. in statistics or a related field is required, as is a commitment to high-quality research and teaching in statistics and/or probability. Candidates will be expected to sustain an active research and publication agenda and to teach in the departmental undergraduate and graduate programs. Candidates with expertise in machine learning, big data, mathematical finance, and probability theory are particularly encouraged to apply. The department expects to support successful candidates with a generous research allowance. The expected teaching load is three semester-long courses per year.

The department currently consists of 35 faculty members and 59 PhD students. The department has been expanding rapidly and, like the University itself, is an extraordinarily vibrant academic community. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. For further information about the department and our activities, centers, research areas, and curricular programs, please go to our web page at:

All applications must be submitted through Columbia’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) at:

The application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement and the names of 3 references. References will be asked to upload letters of recommendation in RAPS.

Inquiries may be made to Dood Kalicharan at

Review of applications begins on December 2, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer – Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

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Contact: Dood Kalicharan
Postal Mail:
Department of Statistics
1255 Amsterdam Ave.
Room 1005 SSW, MC 4690
Columbia University
New York, NY 10027
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