Open date: September 29, 2023
Next review date: Friday, Dec 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Jan 5, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
University of California, Irvine
Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
Department of Statistics
Open-Rank Professor Position
The Department of Statistics (www.stat.uci.edu) in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position at the assistant, associate, or full rank level with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024. All positions would be eligible to participate in UCI’s faculty housing program.
Early career candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
The Department of Statistics has a strong interdisciplinary flavor, focused on developing state-of-the -art methods for solving topical data-driven problems in natural and social sciences, medicine and engineering, and advancing the statistical theory that underlies those methods. We are searching for faculty with strong research potential, a commitment to excellence in teaching and contributions to inclusive excellence, and enthusiasm for helping our collegial department continue to grow. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree (or expected by fall 2024) in statistics, biostatistics or a related field. Candidates with research interests in all areas of statistics will be considered.
The U.S. News and World Report 2023 Best Global Universities ranking identifies UCI as one of the top 30 universities for a graduate degree in statistics in the United States. The department is further ranked within the top 20 statistics graduate programs among all public institutions. Our Master of Data Science was recently ranked No. 7 overall on Fortune’s list of best master’s degree programs in data science and we are host to the first undergraduate degree in data science within the University of California system. Faculty distinctions in the department include 7 ASA fellows, 3 AAAS fellows, 3 IMS fellows, and 4 Chancellor’s professors.
The University of California, Irvine is ranked as a top 10 public university by U.S. News and World Report, has been identified by The New York Times as No. 1 among U.S. universities that do the most for low-income students, and is No. 2 in the west for diversity according to The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. UCI has also done what no other school has done—rank among Sierra’s Top 10 most sustainable colleges for 12 years in a row. UCI is located in Orange County, 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean and 45 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public-school systems in the nation. All positions would be eligible to participate in UCI’s faculty housing program.
Completed applications containing a cover letter, curriculum vita, inclusive excellence activities statement, teaching and research statements, and sample research chapters, articles and unpublished and published work should be uploaded electronically. Please refer to the following web site for instructions-
The review of applications will begin November 10, 2023 and full consideration will be given to all applications received by this date. Applications will, however, continue to be accepted and reviewed until December 15, 2023.
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree (or expected by fall 2024) in statistics, biostatistics or a related field. Candidates with research interests in all areas of statistics will be considered
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
Transcripts - Graduate transcripts are required for assistant professor candidates.
Misc / Additional (Optional)
Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form - All applicants of academic positions at the University of California, Irvine must download, complete, sign, and upload the following form with their application: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form
- 3 letters of reference required
About UC Irvine
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.