University of Chicago, Department of Statistics

Position ID: Stats-ASSTASSCPROFESSOR [#20919]
Position Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: finished (2022/10/03, finished 2023/10/07, listed until 2023/04/03)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Statistics in the Physical Sciences Division at the University of Chicago invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, and tenured faculty positions at the rank of Associate Professor. The search is open to any area in the field of statistics, including research programs in probability, statistical methodology, theory, or in related fields.

The University of Chicago has the highest standards for scholarship and faculty quality, is dedicated to fundamental research, and has an inherently inter-disciplinary structure that is very supportive of newly emerging research opportunities, and appointments may be made jointly with another department in the University.

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints, to cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression, and to welcoming and supporting all their members.


By the time of hire candidates must have completed all requirements for the PhD in statistics or some field of computer science, mathematics or other areas where statistical concepts or methods play an important role. For Assistant Professor, at least one year of teaching experience as a TA or instructor of record is preferred. For Associate Professor, at least one year of teaching experience as a TA or instructor of record is required.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Jobs website:

Assistant Professor: Associate Professor:

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2022 and will continue until all positions are filled.

The following materials are required:

• cover letter; • curriculum vitae including a list of publications; • statement describing past and current research accomplishments and outlining future research plans; • description of teaching philosophy and experience; • three confidential letters of evaluation The following materials are optional:

• up to three sample publications. 


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at

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