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Department of Statistics

Columbia University

Faculty Position Starting Fall 2018

The Department of Statistics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2018. 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=65221

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 dk@stat.columbia.edu

Review of applications begins on December 1, 2017, 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

Limited-term Faculty Positions Starting Fall 2018

The Department of Statistics invites applications for four-year term positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2018. 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 area 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) at https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65223

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 dk@stat.columbia.edu

Review of applications begins on December 1, 2017, 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 the newly created Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics. The fellowship seeks to bring exceptional scientists of outstanding potential to Columbia University. This two-year fellowship, with no teaching obligations, is to begin between July and September 2018.   The Fellow 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 candidate’s 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 https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65253

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 faculty.
  • A curriculum vitae (including a list of publications)
  • A brief research statement that summarizes current research interests, past accomplishments, and future research goals. 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, 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

Faculty Positions in Statistics, Neuroscience and MBBI Starting Fall 2018

The Department of Neuroscience, the Department of Statistics, and the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University invite applications for two positions (tenured or tenure-track) at the assistant or associate professor level, to begin in 2018.  The position in the Department of Neuroscience will focus on theoretical neuroscience.  The position in the Department of Statistics will focus on the application of statistics to neuroscience with an appointment in the Department of Statistics.  Both positions will include appointments as well as office and laboratory space in the Theory Center and Grossman Center of the Statistics of Mind within the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute housed in the Jerome L. Greene Science Center at Columbia.

We are seeking dynamic scientists interested in exploiting the multidisciplinary environment provided by the Zuckerman Institute and interacting with Zuckerman Institute faculty, as well as with others in the Columbia neuroscience, biological sciences, physical sciences, statistics, and machine learning communities, including the Data Science Institute.

The Zuckerman Institute brings together scientists from diverse backgrounds whose research focuses on brain function, wiring, and development. Zuckerman Institute faculty will function as full members of their home departments, and tenure will be granted by the home department.

Candidates will be expected to show expertise and an ability to lead a research program in theoretical and/or statistical neuroscience. Applicants are expected to have a strong record of scientific achievement and to demonstrate the ability to engage in innovative research and teaching.  Applicants should hold a PhD in neuroscience, statistics, or a related area.

Candidates will contribute to teaching in their home departments and the Zuckerman Institute. For further information about the departments and our activities, centers, research areas, and

curricular programs, please go to our web pages at: http://www.stat.columbia.edu;

http://neuroscience.columbia.edu/ and https://zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu/

To apply for the position in Statistics, please apply through the following link:

https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65242

To apply for the position in Neuroscience, please go to the link:

https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65051

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

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Department of Statistics

Columbia University

Associate Research Scientist position in statistics and neuroscience Starting January 1, 2017

The Department of Statistics at Columbia University invites applications for an Associate Research Scientist position in statistics and neuroscience to begin January 1, 2017.

The candidate is expected to have a strong research portfolio in computational neuroscience, statistical neuroscience, machine learning or a related field. Backgrounds in analyzing large neural data sets, modeling complex neural systems, and cutting-edge machine learning will be particularly valuable. The position is highly quantitative and highly interdisciplinary. The candidate is expected to be in the research groups of Liam Paninski and/or John Cunningham, with ample opportunities for interaction with an exceptional group of experimental and theoretical collaborators.

The applicants must have a PhD (or equivalent degree) in a relevant scientific area including Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Machine Learning, Physics, Applied Mathematics, or Computational Neuroscience.

Preferred Qualifications: – Experience with computational and statistical analysis.

All applications must be submitted through Columbia’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel

System (RAPS). For more information and to apply, please go to:

https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=62612

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Department of Statistics

Columbia University

Faculty Positions Starting  Fall 2017

The Department of Statistics invites applications for a faculty position in applied/interdisciplinary statistics to begin July 1, 2017. The position may be filled at any rank from tenure-track assistant professor through full professor with tenure. A Ph.D. in statistics or a related field and commitment to high quality research and teaching in statistics and/or probability are required. Candidate will be expected to sustain an active research and publication agenda and to teach in the departmental undergraduate and graduate programs. Candidate interested in an affiliation with the Data Science Institute are strongly 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. For further information about the Department and our activities, centers, research areas, and curricular programs, please go to our webpage at: http://www.stat.columbia.edu

For information about the Data Science Institute, please see web page at: http://datascience.columbia.edu

Applicants at all ranks are required to create an applicant profile and upload a CV through Columbia’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). To begin the application process, please go to: https:// academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63544

Inquiries may be made to dk@stat.columbia.edu
Review of applications begins on December 2, 2016, 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 Spring 2017

The Department of Statistics invites applications for positions at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline to begin January 1, 2017. These are full-time appointments with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews. These positions are targeted to participate in the Department’s burgeoning MA Programs.

Lecturers in Discipline are officers in the University who meet a programmatic need for instruction in specialized fields. The selected candidates 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 currently consists of 30 faculty members, 45 PhD students, and over 200 MA students. The department has been expanding rapidly and, like the University itself, is an extraordinarily vibrant academic community. 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) and must include the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, one writing sample or publication, 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=63456

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

Review of applications begins on December 1, 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Department of Statistics

Columbia University

Lecturer in Discipline Position Starting Fall 2016

The Department of Statistics invites applications for multiple positions at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline to begin July 1, 2016. These are full-time appointments with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews. One of these positions is targeted to participate in the Department’s burgeoning MA Hybrid Program.

Lecturers in Discipline are officers in the University who meet a programmatic need for instruction in specialized fields. The selected candidates 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 currently consists of 30 faculty members, 45 PhD students, and over 200 MA students. The department has been expanding rapidly and, like the University itself, is an extraordinarily vibrant academic community. 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) and must include the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, one writing sample or publication, 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: https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61754

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

Review of applications begins on January 15, 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Department of Statistics

Columbia University

Faculty Positions Starting Fall 2016

The Department of Statistics invites applications for two faculty positions in applied/interdisciplinary statistics to begin July 1, 2016. The positions may be filled at any rank from tenure-track assistant professor through full professor with tenure. A Ph.D. in statistics or a related field and commitment to high quality research and teaching in statistics and/or probability are required. Candidates will be expected to sustain an active research and publication agenda and to teach in the departmental undergraduate and graduate programs. Candidates interested in an affiliation with the Data Science Institute are strongly encouraged to apply.  

The Department currently consists of 30 faculty members, 45 PhD students, and over 200 MA students. The Department has been expanding rapidly and, like the University itself, is an extraordinarily vibrant academic community. For further information about the Department and our activities, centers, research areas, and curricular programs, please go to our webpage at: http://www.stat.columbia.edu

For information about the Data Science Institute, please see web page at: http://datascience.columbia.edu

Applicants at all ranks are required to create an applicant profile and upload a CV through Columbia’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). To begin the application process, please go to: https:// academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61490

Additionally, applicants must submit materials through Head Hunter.

To apply for the senior position click on this link

(https://editorialexpress.com/apply/columbia_statistics_senior_recruiting_2016_a89)

To apply for the junior position click on this link

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The Department of Statistics positions will be visible in Head Hunter by clicking on “Positions” after logging in to the Candidate Application Interface.

In Head Hunter, applicants for this position at the assistant professor or non-tenured associate professor rank should submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, a brief statement of their research plans, one writing sample, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent on their behalf. Applicants at the tenured associate professor and full professor rank should submit a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.

Applications will only be considered for the position once the process is completed both in RAPS and in HEAD HUNTER.

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

Review of applications begins on December 2, 2015, 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

Limited-term Faculty Position Starting Fall 2016

The Department of Statistics invites applications for a four-year term position at the rank of assistant professor to begin July 1, 2016. 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.

The department currently consists of 30 faculty members, 45 PhD students, and over 200 MA students. The department has been expanding rapidly and, like the University itself, is an extraordinarily vibrant academic community. 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) and must include the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, one writing sample or publication, 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: https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61471

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

Review of applications begins on January 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.