Tenured/Tenure Track Open Rank Faculty Position

The Department of Statistics at the University of Virginia (UVa), College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, invites applicants for a tenured/tenure-track open rank faculty position (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor).  All research areas in Statistics are considered.  The Department is experiencing increased student demand in both statistics and computing, so we welcome those whose research and teaching span statistics, computing, and computational sciences. The appointment begins with fall term of 2019.  In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels, advise Ph.D. students, and provide service to the university, department and professional organizations.

The Department of Statistics at UVa was established in 1989 and currently has 13 research & teaching faculty members and 5 lecturers. The Department works closely with the Biostatistics Department at the Medical School, Quantitative Collaborative and other departments on campus. Faculty interests range from theoretical to applied statistics (including statistics in the social, medical, and physical sciences), and we supervise a growing number of students at all levels. The department offers the Bachelor of Arts, Master of Science, and Ph.D. degrees in Statistics.

Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or a relevant field by May 2019 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment.

Review of applications will begin November 26, 2018; candidates who apply by then will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.

 To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624058. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter; CV; Statement describing research agenda; Statement of teaching philosophy and experience; and Contact information for at least 3 references.

For questions regarding the position or application process contact, Savann Galambos, Faculty Search Advisor, skh7b@virginia.edu.

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The University of Virginia including the UVa Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified appliants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.