University of Chicago, Department of Statistics

Position ID: Stats-SIPSTAT [#21143]
Position Title: Senior Instructional Professor (open rank), Statistics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: finished (2022/10/14, finished 2023/10/21, listed until 2023/04/14)
Position Description:    

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Position Description
The University of Chicago Department of Statistics invites applications for a Senior Instructional Professor rank position in Statistics. The selected candidate will be appointed as Assistant Senior Instructional Professor, Associate Senior Instructional Professor, or Senior Instructional Professor, with rank determined by qualifications. The appointment will be for a term of up to five years, renewable. This is a career-track position with competitive salary and benefits. The Department of Statistics has a vibrant, rigorous Master's program in Statistics, which has both required coursework and research components, and we seek to hire an individual who can contribute to the educational goals of that program. In addition to classroom teaching, position responsibilities include serving as Assistant Director of the Master's program in Statistics, which involves participating in academic administration of the program and in the hiring, evaluating, and mentoring of relevant academic staff, participating in admissions for the program, and providing academic and career advising to students, including advising students as they begin the research requirement (Master's Paper) and helping to evaluate Master's Papers. 

 Qualifications Required

 A Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field; At least one year of experience managing TAs or other academic personnel; At least one year of experience teaching at a college or university as an instructor of record. Preferred: experience developing courses; experience advising students; research experience in Statistics or a related field. 

Application Instructions

 Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago's Academic Jobs website: The following materials are required: cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; description of experience in managing academic personnel; three confidential letters of evaluation; Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations or other relevant assessments). The following materials are optional: statement of research interest and experience; syllabi of courses you have designed and taught; additional materials that would shed light on the candidate's teaching experience and ability.

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 The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email with their request.

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