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Open Level Professor, Statistics for Data Science - Department of Statistics & Applied Probability

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 22nd, 2017
Last review date: December 1st, 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.


The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability invites applications for an open rank position (tenure-track or tenured) in Statistics with emphasis on Data Science, starting July 1, 2018. 

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science or related fields is required by the time of appointment. Demonstrated research and teaching excellence is preferred. The candidate must have a strong research agenda on data science and potential to play a leadership role in developing data science programs at UCSB. 

To apply submit CV, cover letter, statement of research, teaching
objectives and contact information of four individuals who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation. Materials should be submitted electronically via UC Recruit:

Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2017 for priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.  

Additional information:

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

Reference requirements
  • 4 references required (contact information only)

How to apply

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