Assistant Professor (Tenure Stream), Department of Statistics, University of Pittsburgh

Assistant Professor - Tenure Stream

Statistics - -Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - (23007030)

The Department of Statistics at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in September 2024, pending budgetary approval. We encourage candidates from all areas of research to apply. Minimal requirements include having a Ph.D. in statistics or a closely related field by September 1, 2024, a strong research agenda, evidence of ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate students, and the promise of attracting external funding.

Additional information about the department is at For informal inquiries about the position contact Dr. Yu Cheng at Candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and a diversity statement at the Talent Center, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to

The review of applications will begin November 15, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment.  Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

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Assignment Category Full-time regular

Campus Pittsburgh

Required Attachments Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Statement, Other (see posting for additional details)

Optional Attachments Letters of Recommendation