Assistant Professorship in Statistics

Department of Statistics and Operations Research

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 statistics at the assistant professor level starting July 1, 2020.

Candidates are required to have a doctorate in statistics or a relevant field by the start date of the appointment. The Department is seeking candidates who have demonstrated interest in timely areas of application (e.g., social & computer networks, imaging, data mining, climatology, health-care analytics, genomics, business analytics, forensic science), have a strong theoretical training and the potential to maintain an excellent research program. The successful candidate will be comfortable with teaching courses in applied and 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. We are particularly interested in candidates working at the interface of statistics and optimization.

We will begin considering candidates after October 27, 2019, 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; click on to apply for this position. Candidates will be required to identify the names, titles and email addresses of professional references (4 required). Reference providers identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support.

Statistics Faculty Search Committee
Department of Statistics and Operations Research
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including women, underrepresented minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


Job location: 
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
United States
Contact and application information
Tuesday, December 31, 2019