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Assistant Professor, Probability, Tenure Track - Department of Statistics & Applied Probability

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 19th, 2017
Last review date: November 30th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2018
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.



Position at University of California, Santa Barbara

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Probability (STAT18A) starting July 1, 2018.

Areas of focus include Mathematical Finance, Risk Management, Applied Probability, Stochastic Processes and Simulations. The successful candidate would be affiliated with the Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research hosted by the Department, and would be expected to be engaged with the Financial Mathematics & Statistics and/or Actuarial Science programs offered at UCSB.

Qualifications: A PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, or related field by the time of employment.

To apply submit CV, cover letter, statement of research and teaching objectives, and have four letters of reference sent (at least one of which is directed towards teaching). Materials should be submitted electronically via; UC Recruit:

Review of applications begins December 1st, 2017 but the position will remain open until filled. Early applications are encouraged. 

Additional information about the department at  and about the Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research (CFMAR) at

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 4-6 letters of reference required

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