University of California, Santa Barbara, Statistics and Applied Probability

Position Title: Teaching Fellows in Data Science
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Santa Barbara, California 93106-3110, United States [map]
Subject Area: Data Science
Starting Date: 2021/01/29
Application Deadline: 2021/07/19 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/01/29, listed until 2021/07/29)
Position Description:    

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JPF01939 Teaching Fellows in Data Science




Open date: January 29th, 2021


Next review date: Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.


Final date: Monday, Jul 19, 2021 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.



The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at UC Santa Barbara is inviting qualified candidates to apply for Teaching Fellows in Data Science positions for the 2021-22 academic year, with a start date of July 1, 2021. The positions come with the possibility of 2 years renewal for a potential total of up to three years.


This search is linked to the campus Data Science Initiative ( and we seek candidates who will teach and contribute to curricular development of our data science offerings, as well as research with cognate PSTAT research groups. UCSB has a robust and growing Data Science community, including an NSF Data Science Corps grant and multiple related undergraduate degree pathways. The appointment would be made at the Visiting Assistant Professor level and carry a teaching load of 3 quarter-length courses/year, focusing on upper-division courses in data science, including but not limited to statistical learning, big data analytics, data mining, and data science concepts.


Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation, in Statistics, Data Science or a related discipline, at the time of application and should have completed their PhD (or equivalent) by the time of appointment. Successful applicants will demonstrate or show strong promise for undergraduate teaching, collaborative research and synergies with faculty and graduate students in Statistics & Applied Probability. For more information please see


Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Santa Barbara. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the position.


Interested candidates should apply electronically by submitting a CV, a statement of current and planned research, a teaching statement, and have three letters of reference sent via UC Recruit (at least one letter should describe teaching accomplishments). We strongly encourage applicants to submit an optional Statement of Contributions to Diversity addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service.


Materials should be electronically submitted via UC Recruit:


Review will begin immediately after February 17, 2021 and continue until positions are filled.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


More information about this recruitment:




Document requirements

• Cover Letter

• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

• Statement of Teaching

• Statement of Research

• Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.



• Optional Documents - In this field, you may submit any other documentation that you would like the Search Committee to consider.



Reference requirements

• 3-5 letters of reference required



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