Assistant Professor in Statistics

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Statistics and Operations Research | Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Classification: Probability and Statistics

Faculty Position in Statistics and Operations Research at UNC Chapel Hill The Department of Statistics and Operations Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has an opening for a tenure-track position in the area of theoretical statistics at the assistant professor level starting July 1, 2023. Candidates are required to have a doctorate in statistics or a related field by the start date of the appointment. The Department is seeking candidates who have strong training and an established research record in theoretical statistics or theoretical machine learning. The successful candidate will be comfortable with teaching courses in theoretical statistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as introductory courses in the department. The potential for interaction with other groups in the department and the university will be a positive factor in the consideration of candidates. The department and university are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, advancing the ideals espoused at We welcome applications from candidates who will add to the department’s diversity. We will begin considering candidates after October 30, 2022, and will continue accepting applications until the position is filled. The application package should include a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, representative papers, and a graduate transcript. Applicants should also arrange for four letters of recommendation. At least one of the letters should include an evaluation of the applicant's teaching ability. Application materials and letters of recommendation must be submitted in electronic form only; click on to apply for this position. Questions should be directed to the Statistics and Operations Research Faculty Search Committee at Further information about the Department of Statistics and Operations Research is at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Last updated: 9 October 2022

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