Data Science Assistant Professor - Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley

The Department of Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in the field of Data Science with the expected start date of July 1,2017.

We take a broad view of Data Science and we will consider strong candidates working in a wide range of areas in statistics (theoretical and applied) and probability, with particular emphasis on candidates who work at the interface between statistics and the computational, biological, physical and social sciences.

Basic qualifications: A PhD, or equivalent degree, in any related field. Candidates with ABD(“all but PhD degree or equivalent”) status will be considered. The successful candidate must finish the PhD or equivalent degree within one year of their appointment’s expected start date.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01134.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a summary of teaching experience, and the contact information of three people who have agreed to write a letter of reference. Letter writers will receive a URL from the online system through which to upload their letters. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of reference are submitted on time. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential letter writers including when letters are provided via a third-party (i.e., dossier services or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.

Applications must be received by November 15, 2016. Please direct questions to recruit@stat.berkeley.edu.

The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

The Department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents.

For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Job posted 9/27/2016