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Position: Assistant Professor of Statistics
University of Wisconsin-Madison
, Madison , Wisconsin United States
Duties: The incumbent will teach Statistics and/or Data Science courses; participate in the training of graduate students; conduct research; publish in academic journals in Statistics, Data Science, Astronomy, and closely related fields and present them at national and international meetings; and participate in professional and university service and outreach. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain extramural funding
Requirements: PhD in Statistics or related field
Text: Skip to main content Skip to navigation The jobs website is experiencing technical issues and you may not be able to complete an application. We are working on this issue and hope to have it resolved shortly. Please check back later. Close Jobs at UW University of Wisconsin-Madison Job Alerts Applicant Login Job Alerts Applicant Login Filter ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF STATISTICS - CLUSTER HIRE Apply now (opens in a new window) Job no: 268806-FA Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite Department: L&S/STATISTICS/STATISTICS Location: Madison Categories: Faculty Job Summary: The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) seeks to hire an Assistant Professor with research interests in Astrostatistics and all statistical and data science aspects of Astronomy. The Search Committee considers this to be a broad research domain with elements that may be algorithmic, computational, or mathematical, and informed by substantive subject-matter considerations. This position is part of a campus-wide cluster initiative to deepen UW-Madison leadership in multi-messenger/time domain Astrophysics. There are many opportunities for collaboration on campus, including diverse opportunities to contribute to the intellectual community that supports the UW Madison IceCube Neutrino Observatory. This hiring initiative involves the Departments of Astronomy, Physics, and Statistics. Individuals from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Further information regarding this cluster initiative can be found at: https://facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/cluster-hiring-initiative/ . Joint appointments between the Statistics, Astronomy, and Physics departments are possible; tenure home will be determined upon hire. Responsibilities: The incumbent will teach Statistics and/or Data Science courses; participate in the training of graduate students; conduct research; publish in academic journals in Statistics, Data Science, Astronomy, and closely related fields and present them at national and international meetings; and participate in professional and university service and outreach. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain extramural funding. Institutional Statement on Diversity: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals. The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion Education: Required PhD in Statistics or related field. Qualifications: Scholarly research record and teaching experience preferred. Demonstrated excellence or demonstrated potential for excellence in research, broadly defined. Interest and ability to teach data science or statistics classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Ability to interact with an interdisciplinary and collaborative intellectual community. Work Type: Full Time: 100% It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Appointment Type, Duration: Ongoing/Renewable Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 21, 2023 Salary: Negotiable ACADEMIC (9 months) Additional Information: Our field and our department are growing rapidly, fueling our excitement for the future of our discipline, and creating an eager desire among our faculty to attract candidates from diverse backgrounds and interests. The Department has 28 regular faculty members, over 100 PhD students, roughly 150 MS students, and over 1200 undergraduate majors in statistics and data science. Some faculty members have joint appointments in other departments. The Department is well known for its strong interplay between statistical theory, methodology, and practice. UW-Madison ranks among the top universities in the country in research expenditures and provides excellent support for faculty seeking external funding. Internal research support is available from funds provided by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Madison is a pleasant medium-sized city (about 250,000 population) located in the lake region of southern Wisconsin. It is the state capital with a large base for educational research and government activities as well as university-industry interaction. The university and community offer outstanding intellectual, cultural and recreational activities. Madison's quality of life always ranks very high among cities of comparable size as a place to work and live. UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence. How to Apply: Interested candidates can find the position announcement at https://jobs.wisc.edu (PVL 268806); click on "Apply Now" to begin the process. The application should include the following 5 documents: 1) a letter of interest, 2) a detailed resume/CV, 3) a copy of university transcripts, 4) a research statement that includes a summary of dissertation and publications and a teaching statement (both statements submitted in one document), and 5) a statement addressing past and potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and service (up to one page). Additionally, contact information for three references should be provided as they will be automatically asked for letters of recommendation upon application submission. At least one of the letters should address the applicant's effectiveness as a teacher. The deadline for assuring full consideration is January 3, 2023. However, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled. Contact: Wei-Yin Loh firstname.lastname@example.org 608-262-7790 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. Official Title: Assistant Professor(FA040) Department(s): A489000-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/STATISTICS/STATISTICS Employment Class: Faculty Job Number: 268806-FA The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/ Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. 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