Job Opportunities

William H. Kruskal Instructor of Statistics

The University of Chicago: Physical Sciences Division: Department of Statistics

The Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago 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 position is for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

 The University of Chicago has the highest standards for scholarship and faculty quality, is dedicated to fundamental research, and has an inherently inter-disciplinary structure that is very supportive of newly emerging research opportunities. We particularly seek individuals whose research interests are related to those of faculty in the Department of Statistics https://stat.uchicago.edu/people/#faculty.

Qualifications

Completion of all requirements for the Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics, computer science or a related field by the time of hire.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Jobs website: http://apply.interfolio.com/114341. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2022 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 evaluation.

Equal  Employment Opportunity Statement

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 https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

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 identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected 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 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

William H. Kruskal Instructor of Statistics

The University of Chicago: Physical Sciences Division: Department of Statistics

The Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago 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 applied mathematics, computational mathematics, or machine learning. Kruskal Instructor responsibilities include engagement in independent research and teaching up to three quarter-long courses per year depending on their areas of expertise. The position is for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

 The University of Chicago has the highest standards for scholarship and faculty quality, is dedicated to fundamental research, and has an inherently inter-disciplinary structure that is very supportive of newly emerging research opportunities. We particularly seek individuals whose research interests are related to those of faculty in the Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics https://cam.uchicago.edu/people/#faculty.

Qualifications

Completion of all requirements for the Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, computer science, or a related field by the time of hire.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Jobs website: http://apply.interfolio.com/114338. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2022 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 evaluation.

Equal  Employment Opportunity Statement

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 https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

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 identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected 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 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

Senior Instructional Professor, (open rank)

Physical Sciences Division: Department of Statistics

The University of Chicago Department of Statistics invites applications for a Senior Instructional Professor rank position in Statistics. The selected candidate will be appointed as Assistant Senior Instructional Professor, Associate Senior Instructional Professor, or Senior Instructional Professor, with rank determined by qualifications. The appointment will be for a term of up to five years, renewable. This is a career-track position with competitive salary and benefits.

The Department of Statistics has a vibrant, rigorous Master's program in Statistics, which has both required coursework and research components, and we seek to hire an individual who can contribute to the educational goals of that program.  In addition to classroom teaching, position responsibilities include serving as Assistant Director of the Master's program in Statistics, which involves participating in academic administration of the program and in the hiring, evaluating, and mentoring of relevant academic staff, participating in admissions for the program, and providing academic and career advising to students, including advising students as they begin the research requirement (Master's Paper) and helping to evaluate Master's Papers.

Qualifications

Required:

  • A Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field;
  • At least one year of experience managing TAs or other academic personnel;
  • At least one year of experience teaching at a college or university as an instructor of record.

Preferred:

  • experience developing courses;
  • experience advising students;
  • research experience in Statistics or a related field.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago's Academic Jobs website: http://apply.interfolio.com/114976

The following materials are required:

  • cover letter;
  • curriculum vitae;
  • statement of teaching philosophy;
  • description of experience in managing academic personnel;
  • three confidential letters of evaluation;
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations or other relevant assessments).

The following materials are optional:

  • statement of research interest and experience;
  • syllabi of courses you have designed and taught;
  • additional materials that would shed light on the candidate's teaching experience and ability.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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 https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

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 identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected 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 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

Senior Instructional Professor, (open rank)

Physical Sciences Division: Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAM)

Position Description

The Department of Statistics at The University of Chicago invites applications for a Senior Instructional Professor rank position to assist with the Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAM) undergraduate major program. The selected candidate will be appointed as Assistant Senior Instructional Professor, Associate Senior Instructional Professor, or Senior Instructional Professor, with rank determined by qualifications. The appointment will be for a term of up to five years, renewable. This is a career-track position with competitive salary and benefits.

The CAM undergraduate major was established at the University of Chicago in 2014 as an interdisciplinary major between the mathematics, statistics and computer science departments, and the Department of Statistics recently led a successful hiring initiative in computational and applied mathematics, which led to the formation of the Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics. In addition to teaching courses within the major, position responsibilities will include serving as Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Computational and Applied Mathematics major, and leading, in consultation with a faculty committee, the design, development, implementation, and academic administration of the undergraduate curriculum in CAM. Other duties include meeting with students to advise them on course sequences, course selection, and prerequisites, providing academic and career advice to students, and supervising teaching personnel.

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.

Qualifications

Required:

  • A Ph.D. in applied mathematics, mathematics, statistics, or a related field;
  • At least one year of experience managing teaching and/or academic personnel;
  • at least one year of experience teaching as an instructor of record.

Preferred:

  • training and experience that makes candidates exceptionally qualified to teach undergraduate courses and develop curriculum in one or more of the following areas: applied mathematics, computational science, and statistics

Application Instructions

The following materials are required:

  • cover letter;
  • curriculum vitae;
  • teaching statement (which should include information about the candidate’s teaching and mentoring activities, teaching philosophy and goals, and should also, where possible, include a description of the candidate’s experience in teaching and mentoring students, research or teaching assistants, or postdoctoral fellows, and in fostering their learning and ability to do research; the teaching statement may also include relevant experience in teaching and mentoring students from a diversity of backgrounds, if applicable);
  • syllabi from at least two different courses that the candidate has designed and taught;
  • description of experience in managing teaching and/or academic personnel;
  • Three confidential letters of reference.

The following materials are optional:

  • Description and/or evidence of successful management of academic program(s) (or evidence of potential to do so).

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Jobs website: http://apply.interfolio.com/115390. Review of applications will begin on November 12, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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 https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

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 identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected 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 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

Assistant Professor

The University of Chicago: Physical Sciences Division: Department of Statistics

Position Description

The Department of Statistics in the Physical Sciences Division at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This search is in the area of computational and applied mathematics (CAM). The successful applicant will be appointed in the Department of Statistics and become a member of the Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics, joining other Statistics faculty who support the PhD and MS programs in CAM at the University of Chicago.

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.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • By the time of hire candidates must have completed all requirements for the PhD in applied mathematics, mathematics, statistics, or related field to computation and applied mathematics.

Preferred qualifications:

  • At least one year of teaching experience as a TA or instructor of record and at least two years as a postdoctoral researcher.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Jobs website: apply.interfolio.com/118488. Review of applications will begin on January 3, 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 (which should include information about the candidate’s teaching and mentoring activities, teaching philosophy and goals, and should also, where possible, include a description of the candidate’s experience in teaching and mentoring students, research or teaching assistants, or postdoctoral fellows, and in fostering their learning and ability to do research; the teaching statement may also include relevant experience in teaching and mentoring students from a diversity of backgrounds, if applicable);
  • three confidential letters of evaluation.

The following materials are optional:

  • 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 https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

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 identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected 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 equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

Associate Professor

The University of Chicago: Physical Sciences Division: Department of Statistics

Position Description

The Department of Statistics in the Physical Sciences Division at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor. This search is in the area of computational and applied mathematics (CAM). The successful applicant will be appointed in the Department of Statistics and become a member of the Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics, joining other Statistics faculty who support the PhD and MS programs in CAM at the University of Chicago.

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 joint appointments may be made with another department in the University.

Qualifications

A PhD in applied mathematics, mathematics, statistics, or related field to computation and applied mathematics, and at least one year of teaching experience as an instructor of record.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Jobs website: http://apply.interfolio.com/118510. Review of applications will begin on January 3, 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 (which should include information about the candidate’s teaching and mentoring activities, teaching philosophy and goals, and should also, where possible, include a description of the candidate’s experience in teaching and mentoring students, research or teaching assistants, or postdoctoral fellows, and in fostering their learning and ability to do research; the teaching statement may also include relevant experience in teaching and mentoring students from a diversity of backgrounds, if applicable);
  •  A list of three references, including name, contact information, and position. 
  • At least 1 publication, up to a maximum of 3

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 https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

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 identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected 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 equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.


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 https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

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 identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected 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 equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.