Please check the announcements below for open academic positions within the Statistics Department. For information about student employment, or for information about Statistics career resources, please follow the links to the right.


Application review begins May 31, 2020.  The Department of Statistics at the University of California, Davis, solicits applications for a post-doctoral position in Statistics, starting in Summer / Fall 2020. The post-doc will work with Hans-Georg Müller and Jane-Ling Wang at UC Davis within a larger research team to develop statistical methodology supported by theory, extending concepts of functional data analysis and metric geometry for sparsely observed object data in metric spaces. The methods will inform the analysis of longitudinal studies for child development, with emphasis on the analysis of brain image data. The ideal candidate combines interest in theory with experience in empirical process theory and in statistical modeling with excellent programming skills.

Applicants are required to have completed a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field by the time of their appointment, but no earlier than July 1, 2017. The position will initially be for one year, with renewal for a second year possible, depending on performance and the availability of funding.

To apply please submit a cover letter, research statement with links to papers/preprints, CV, 2 letters of reference, and transcripts. Full consideration is guaranteed for applications received prior to May 31, 2020, however the position will remain open until filled.

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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

TO APPLY: The link to apply in UC RECRUIT is: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03546


Application review begins April 5, 2020The Department of Statistics at the University of California, Davis, seeks temporary instructors to teach in a wide range of fields each academic year. Positions are contingent on funding and pending administrative approval. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Statistics or a related field. Salary is based on ability and experience. Anyone interested in applying should submit their application online. We will only be accepting applications online. Submit a Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching and a Statement of Contributions to Diversity. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis for future temporary openings. However, for first consideration for the 2020-21 academic year, please submit your application by April 5, 2020. Only completed files will be reviewed.

To apply, go to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF03427

The University of California, Davis, and the Department of Statistics are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit.



UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community.  We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.