University of California, Santa Barbara, Statistics and Applied Probability

Position ID: UCSBSAPP-JPF02098 [#19070]
Position Title: JPF02098Assistant Professor in Data Science – Dept of Statistics & Applied Probability
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Santa Barbara, California 93106, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics, Applied Probability, and Data Science
Application Deadline: 2021/12/19 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/18, finished 2022/06/25, listed until 2022/05/18)
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Job #JPF02098 Statistics and Applied Probability / College of Letters & Science - Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences / UC Santa Barbara 

Position title: Assistant Professor 
Anticipated start: July 1, 2022 


Open date: November 15th, 2021 

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

Final date: Saturday, Apr 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. 


The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position. 

We are looking for individuals with a strong research agenda in Statistics with emphasis on Data Science, and demonstrated research and potential for teaching excellence. A record of (or potential for) collaborative research that leverages synergies within the Department and Division or links to the campus Data Science initiative is desired. 

Responsibilities of faculty members generally include the development of an actively funded research program of the highest quality, teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate levels, recruitment, supervision, and mentorship of graduate students, and participation in university service and professional activities. 

The University 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. 



Basic qualifications (required at time of application) 
Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation, in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science, Computer Science, or related areas at the time of application. 

Additional qualifications (required at time of start) 
PhD required by start date of the appointment 

Preferred qualifications 
A demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a record of (or potential for) excellent teaching are desired. Successful candidates will have a record of (or potential for) collaborative research, and will be able to leverage synergies within the Department and Division, or link to the campus Data Science initiative. 


Document requirements 
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. 
  •  Cover Letter 
  •  Statement of Research Statement of Teaching - Statement addressing teaching ideology, prior teaching experience and teaching interests. 
  •  Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. 
Reference requirements 
  • 3-4 letters of reference required 
Applicants should provide the names and contact information for 3-4 references and must request letters of reference within the system in order to complete application requirements. At least 1 letter should address the applicant's teaching. 

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The University of California 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 status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements. 

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