University of Chicago, Department of Statistics

Position ID: Stats-STAT [#23176]
Position Title: Willam H. Kruskal
Position Location: Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/09/22, listed until 2024/03/22)
Position Description:    

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Position Description 
The University of Chicago Department of Statistics invites applications for the position of William H. Kruskal Instructor. We seek recent or expected Ph.D. graduates doing advanced research with a connection to statistical theory, methodology and applications, probability theory, machine learning, or data science. Kruskal Instructor responsibilities include engagement in independent research and teaching up to three quarter-long courses per year in statistics or related fields. The appointment is for a term of up to three years. The University of Chicago has the highest standards for scholarship and academic quality, is dedicated to fundamental research, and has an inherently inter-disciplinary structure that is very supportive of newly emerging research opportunities. 

Required: Completion of all requirements for the Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics, computer science or a related field by the time of hire. 
Preferred: research interests related to those of faculty in the Department of Statistics ;

Application Instructions
Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Jobs website: Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023 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; 
- teaching statement; 
- three confidential letters of reference, at least one of which addresses teaching ability. 

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

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, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, military or 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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