Statistics positions at UC Davis

Position Announcement: Assistant Professor in Statistics

The Department of Statistics at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for several full-time faculty positions in Statistics, starting in Fall 2024.

This search and hiring will be conducted at the assistant professor rank. The search will be primarily in the areas of Data Science, Machine Learning and Modern Statistics, but all areas of Statistics will be considered. Individuals specializing in statistical methods for large and complex or massive data are especially encouraged to apply.

A Ph.D. in Statistics or a related area is required. Candidates must possess (or demonstrate the potential to achieve) a strong record in the areas of research, teaching, and service. Candidates must also possess the ability to teach lower-division statistics courses, upper-division core courses in statistics, and graduate level statistics courses, and to be strongly committed to providing service to the department, university, and statistics communities. In connection with the new undergraduate major in Data Science housed in the Department of Statistics, teaching experience in areas of data science is preferred.


“Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience. A reasonable estimated salary range for this position is $108,000 to $127,000, inclusive of the salary scale and off-scale salary components.


The start date for these positions is July 1, 2024. The following are required for application: cover letter, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contribution to Diversity, curriculum vitae, letters of reference, and transcripts (if PhD obtained during 2019 or later). The positions will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please submit all required materials by November 26, 2023.


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