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22-23 CSRC/Statistics Assistant Professor Search

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor

Application Window

Open date: October 14, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Nov 21, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Apr 30, 2023 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.

Position description

Assistant Professor faculty position (tenure track) in the Department of Statistics at the University of California, Los Angeles. We seek outstanding applicants contributing to the cutting-edge development of core areas in Statistics and Data Science including theoretical statistics, general statistical methodology, computational statistics, and associated fields.

UCLA aims to achieve federal designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution by 2025. In preparation for this designation, the Office of the Chancellor and the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost have sponsored this search in order to recruit exceptional scholars whose teaching, scholarship and/or mentoring has strong ties to Latinx experiences in the United States. This search is conducted in partnership between the Chicano Studies Research Center and the Department of Statistics. Faculty hired through this search are expected to be active participants in and maintain an active affiliation to the Chicano Studies Research Center and encourage the success of Latinx and first-generation scholars across the UCLA campus.

We welcome applicants whose experience in research, teaching and service have prepared them to contribute to UCLA’s commitment to excellence and diversity. Ph.D. candidates in Statistics (or a closely related field) are encouraged to apply. The degree required at the time of appointment, and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Reviews for the position will commence on November 21, 2022 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified. Interested applicants should apply at UCLA Academic Recruit at:

https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07915

Please refer to job tracking number JPF07915 on all correspondence.

Applicants should submit:

1) CV
2) Cover Letter describing how their qualifications and interests would fit with the position description
3) Statement of Research
4) Statement of Teaching
5) Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
6) Three representative publications (or manuscripts)
7) Three letters of recommendation
8) Reference Check Authorization Release form

The Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion should address past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, bullying and other demeaning behavior, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment as well as a commitment to addressing all forms of academic misconduct, UCLA conducts targeted employment reference checks for finalists to whom departments or other hiring units would like to extend formal offers of appointment into Academic Senate faculty positions. The targeted employment reference checks involve contacting the finalists' current and prior places of employment to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University's Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UCLA requires all applicants for Academic Senate faculty positions to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled "Authorization to Release Information" into RECRUIT as part of their application. If the applicant does not include the signed authorization to release information with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete. As with any incomplete application, the application will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists (i.e. those to whom the department or other hiring unit would like to extend a formal offer) considered for Academic Senate faculty positions will be subject to targeted employment reference checks.

All inquiries may be sent to Chie Ryu at chie.ryu@stat.ucla.edu.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. candidates in Statistics (or a closely related field).

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Cover letter describing how their qualifications and interests would fit with the position description.

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form

  • Three Representative Publications (or Manuscripts) - Please combine all publications into one pdf file.

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

Reference letters will be reviewed by search committee. If candidate is selected, requests to allow letters to be added to candidate's dossier will be sent to letter writers.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07915

Help contact: chie.ryu@stat.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.