University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Statistics & Operations Research

Position ID: UNC_STOR-AP1 [#21018]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Theoretical Statistics, Theoretical Machine Learning
Application Deadline: finished (2022/10/07, finished 2023/06/22)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The Department of Statistics and Operations Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has an opening for a tenure-track position in the area of theoretical statistics at the assistant professor level starting July 1, 2023.

Candidates are required to have a doctorate in statistics or a related field by the start date of the appointment. The Department is seeking candidates who have strong training and an established research record in theoretical statistics or theoretical machine learning. The successful candidate will be comfortable with teaching courses in theoretical statistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as introductory courses in the department. The potential for interaction with other groups in the department and the university will be a positive factor in the consideration of candidates.

The department and university are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, advancing the ideals espoused at We welcome applications from candidates who will add to the department’s diversity. We will begin considering candidates after October 30, 2022, and will continue accepting applications until the position is filled. The application package should include a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, representative papers, and a graduate transcript. Applicants should also arrange for four letters of recommendation. At least one of the letters should include an evaluation of the applicant's teaching ability. Application materials and letters of recommendation must be submitted in electronic form only.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We are not accepting applications for this job through MathJobs.Org right now. Please apply at external link.
Contact: Professor Yufeng Liu, Search Committee Chair
Email: email address
Postal Mail:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Department of Statistics and Operations Research
318 Hanes Hall, CB#3260
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Web Page: