University of Chicago, Department of Statistics

Position ID: Stats-STATISTICS [#23981]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/11/30, listed until 2024/05/30)
Position Description:    

The University of Chicago Department of Statistics, Physical Sciences Division Position Description The University of Chicago Department of Statistics invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Statistical Methods and Applications. The University of Chicago has the highest standards for scholarship and faculty quality, is dedicated to fundamental research, and has an inherently interdisciplinary structure that is very supportive of newly emerging research opportunities, and appointments may be made jointly with another department in the University. 


Minimum qualifications: 
• Completion of all requirements for a PhD in statistics or related field by the time of hire. 

Preferred qualifications: 
• Demonstrated interest in applying statistical methods to substantive applied problems. 
• At least one year of university-level teaching experience, such as, but not limited to, a TA or instructor of record. 
• At least one year of experience as a postdoctoral researcher. 

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; 
• research statement describing past and current research accomplishments and outlining future research plans; 
• teaching statement, including description of teaching philosophy and experience. This statement may also include the candidate's experience in teaching diverse students (The University's Diversity Statement can be found at; 
• three confidential letters of reference. The following additional materials may be requested: 
• up to three sample publications. 

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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