Faculty Positions

Department of Statistics at Columbia University

Positions Starting Fall 2022

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Position starting Fall 2022

Position Description:The Department of Statistics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2022. A Ph.D. in statistics or a related field by the date of appointment 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, 59 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

Qualifications:Ph.D. in statistics or a related field by the date of appointment, as is a commitment to high quality research and teaching in statistics and/or probability.

Application Instructions: All applications must be submitted through Columbia’s online Academic Search and Recruiting portal (ASR) apply.interfolio.com/93721

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

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

Review of applications begins on November 29, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

 


Assistant Professor (Limited Term) Positions starting Fall 2022

Position Description

The Department of Statistics invites applications for multiple four-year term positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2022. A PhD in statistics or a related field by the date of appointment 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 expects to support successful candidates with a generous research allowance. The expected teaching load is three semester-long courses per year.

The department currently consists of 30 faculty members and 59 PhD 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

Qualifications

PhD in statistics or a related field by the date of appointment is required, as is a commitment to high quality research and teaching in statistics and/or probability.

Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted through Columbia’s online Academic Search and Recruiting portal (ASR) apply.interfolio.com/94211

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

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

Review of applications begins on December 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

 


Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow in Statistics starting Fall 2022

Position Description:The Department of Statistics invites applications for the 2022 Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics at Columbia University. This fellowship seeks to bring exceptional scientists of outstanding potential to Columbia University. This twoyear fellowship, with no teaching obligations, is to begin between July and September 2022. 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 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. Fellows 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 and 59 PhD 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

Qualifications:PhD in statistics or related field by the date of appointment

Application Instructions: All applications must be submitted through Columbia’s online Academic Search and Recruiting portal (ASR) apply.interfolio.com/94215

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.

Review of applications begins on January 13, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

 


Lecturer in Discipline Positions Starting Fall 2022

Position Description: The Department of Statistics invites applications for multiple positions at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline that begins January 1, 2022 or July 1, 2022. These are full-time appointments with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews. These positions will 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 candidates will be expected to teach up to 3 courses per semester. A Ph.D. in Statistics or related field by the date of appointment 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, 59 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

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Statistics or related field by the date of appointment and a commitment to high-quality teaching

Application Instructions: All applications must be submitted through Columbia’s online Academic Search and Recruiting portal (ASR) apply.interfolio.com/93827 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, who will be asked to upload letters of recommendation on their behalf.

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

Review of applications begins on February 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran