New Faculty Positions starting Fall 2019

Department of Statistics

Columbia University

Faculty Position Starting Fall 2019

The Department of Statistics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2019. A Ph.D. in statistics or a related field is required. Candidates will be expected to sustain an active research and publication agenda and to teach in the departmental undergraduate and graduate programs. The field of research is open to any area of statistics and probability.

The Department currently consists of 30 faculty members, 50 PhD students, and over 300 MA students. The Department has been expanding rapidly and, like the University itself, is an extraordinarily vibrant academic community. We are especially interested in candidates who through their research, teaching and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. For further information about the Department and our programs, please go to our webpage at: http://www.stat.columbia.edu

All applications must be submitted through Columbia’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) at https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=67093

The application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement and the names of 3 references. References will be asked to upload letters of recommendation in RAPS.

Inquiries may be made to dk@stat.columbia.edu

Review of applications begins on November 30, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Department of Statistics
Columbia University

Lecturer in Discipline Positions Starting Fall 2019

The Department of Statistics invites applications for a position at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline that begins July 1, 2019. It is a full-time appointment with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews. This position is to contribute to the Departmental educational mission at the undergraduate and masters level.

Lecturers in Discipline are officers in the University who meet a programmatic need for instruction in specialized fields. The selected candidate will be expected to teach 3 courses per semester. A Ph.D. in Statistics or related field and a commitment to high-quality teaching at both the undergraduate and MA levels in Statistics and/or Probability are required. Experience with online education is desirable but not required. Candidates will be expected to participate in the full gamut of statistics education including curriculum improvement, modifying and developing courses, and exploring new strategies for the teaching of statistics.

The Department of Statistics at Columbia University is an extraordinarily vibrant academic community, which has been growing rapidly. The department currently consists of 30 faculty members, 50 PhD students, and over 300 MA students. For further information about the department and our activities, centers, research areas, and curricular programs, please visit our web page at: http://www.stat.columbia.edu

All applications must be submitted through Columbia’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) and must include the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching evaluations), a sample of course syllabus and the names of 3 references into the system. Applicants also should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded on their behalf. For more information and to apply, please go to: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=67095

Inquiries may be made to dk@stat.columbia.edu

Review of applications begins on January 7, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Department of Statistics
Columbia University

Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow in Statistics, Columbia University

The Department of Statistics invites applications for Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships in Statistics. These fellowships seek to bring exceptional scientists of outstanding potential to Columbia University. These two-year fellowships, with no teaching obligations, are to begin between July and September 2019.   The Fellows will hold the rank of postdoctoral research scientist in the Department of Statistics. A competitive annual salary will be supplemented with generous funding for conference travel and research support.

Applications in all areas of statistics and probability will be considered: the primary selection criterion will be the candidates’ exceptional promise to produce high quality and visible research. Candidates must have a PhD in statistics or related field by the date of appointment. The Fellow will be expected to pursue a vigorous research agenda and to participate actively in the intellectual life of the Department.

The Department currently consists of 30 faculty members, 50 PhD students, and over 300 MA students. The department has been expanding rapidly and, like the University itself, is an extraordinarily vibrant academic community. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.  Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.  For further information about the department and our programs, please go to our web page at:  http://www.stat.columbia.edu

All applications must be submitted through Columbia’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) at

http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1590

The application must include the following:

  • A cover letter that explains your motivation for applying for this position and indicates your choice of mentors from the statistics
  • A curriculum vitae (including a list of publications)
  • A brief research statement that summarizes current research interests, past accomplishments, and future research It should contain a short proposal for the research activities you plan to conduct while at Columbia.
  • The names of 3 references–references will be asked to upload letters of recommendation in RAPS.

Inquiries may be made to dk@stat.columbia.edu.  Review of applications begins on January 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer – Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

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Department of Statistics
Columbia University

Assistant Professor (Limited-term) Positions Starting Fall 2019

The Department of Statistics invites applications for four-year term positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2019. A PhD in statistics or a related field is required, as is a commitment to high quality research and teaching in statistics and/or probability. Candidates will be expected to sustain an active research and publication agenda and to teach in the departmental undergraduate and graduate programs. Candidates with expertise in machine learning, big data, mathematical finance and probability theory are particularly encouraged to apply.

The department currently consists of 30 faculty members, 50 PhD students, and over 300 MA students. The department has been expanding rapidly and, like the University itself, is an extraordinarily vibrant academic community. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. For further information about the department and our activities, centers, research areas, and curricular programs, please go to our web page at: http://www.stat.columbia.edu

All applications must be submitted through Columbia’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1588

The application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement and the names of 3 references. References will be asked to upload letters of recommendation in RAPS.

Inquiries may be made to Dood Kalicharan at dk@stat.columbia.edu

Review of applications begins on December 3, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer – Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Discipline Actuarial Science

Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies (SPS) invites applications for one or more full-time faculty at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline or Senior Lecturer in Discipline to teach in its MS program in Actuarial Science, which is administered jointly with Columbia’s Department of Statistics, effective July 1, 2019. This is a non-tenure-track appointment with multi-year renewal contingent on successful reviews.

The Actuarial Science program seeks individuals with a vibrant portfolio of academic study, experience and publications in one or more of the following disciplines as they relate to actuarial science:

-Life insurance

-Health insurance

-Pensions and retirement systems

-Property and Casualty insurance

-Reinsurance

The successful candidate may be asked to serve in an administrative capacity for the MS program. Responsibilities may include leading programmatic and curricular development efforts, professional development opportunities for students, and strategic planning for the program, such as marketing, enrollment, student life, and alumni affairs.

Candidates must have a degree in actuarial science or a related field, preferably post-graduate, and must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching at the graduate level. Applicants with an earned PhD in actuarial science or statistics and professional actuarial credentials are especially encouraged to apply. Duties include teaching, advising and curriculum design. Other duties include program development; student mentoring, and in particular, giving academic and career advice to students as they transition to practicing actuaries; and participation in the vision and direction of the actuarial science program.

For more information, and to apply, please go to: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1812

Review of applications begins on January 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and welcome applicants who share these values.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer — Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

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