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

Position ID: UIC-STAT [#12425]
Position Title: Professor (Statistics)
Position Location: Chicago, Illinois 60607, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Statistics, & Computer Science
Application Deadline: 2018/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/09/04, finished 2019/09/25, listed until 2019/03/04)
Position Description:    

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University of Illinois at Chicago

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

TransUnion Professor

The Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science seeks to recruit an exceptional statistician for a newly established TransUnion Professorship. This position has been created in part by a generous endowment from TransUnion. The successful candidate will have a strong academic background, an outstanding research record, excellent leadership skills and strong teaching ability. The TransUnion Professor will play a central role in developing multidisciplinary research programs and curricular initiatives in Data Science at UIC. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in statistics, data science or a related field. The position is effective August 16, 2019.

Located in the heart of one of the world’s great cities, the University of Illinois at Chicago is the city’s only public research university with 30,000 students, 15 colleges, a hospital and a health sciences system. Researchers across several colleges are active in foundational research in data science as well as its applications. The Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science has active research programs in a broad spectrum of centrally important areas of pure mathematics, computational and applied mathematics, mathematical computer science, probability and statistics, and mathematics education. See for more information.

Applicants should provide a vita, research and teaching statements, and at least three (3) letters of recommendation. 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 October 24, 2018, but applications will be accepted through November 30, 2018.

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 strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. 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.

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