Employment

Tenure Track Position in Probability

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Probability (STAT18A) starting July 1, 2018.

Areas of focus include Mathematical Finance, Risk Management, Applied Probability, Stochastic Processes and Simulations. The successful candidate would be affiliated with the Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research hosted by the Department, and would be expected to be engaged with the Financial Mathematics & Statistics and/or Actuarial Science programs offered at UCSB.

Qualifications: A PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, or related field by the time of employment.

To apply submit resume, cover letter, statement of research and teaching objectives, and have four letters of reference sent (at least one of which is directed towards teaching). Materials should be submitted electronically via; UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01090

Review of applications begins December 1st, 2017 but the position will remain open until filled. Early applications are encouraged. 

Additional information about the department at http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu  and about the Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research (CFMAR) at http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu/cfmar

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.

 

 

Visiting Position in Financial Mathematics

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at UC Santa Barbara is searching for qualified candidates for a Visiting Assistant Professor position for the 2018-2019 academic year (with possibility of renewal for up to 3 years). 

The teaching load is 5 quarter-length courses per year, and will include undergraduate level courses in probability, stochastic processes, and actuarial science. Subject to budgetary approval, one of the positions would be at a reduced teaching load (3 courses/year). Candidates with a background in financial mathematics (especially stochastic games, computational finance, commodity markets and systemic risk) and actuarial science (especially longevity modeling, and healthcare applications) are particularly encouraged to apply. Successful applicants would be expected to engage with the Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research (http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu/cfmar/) which supports a highly active group of 4 permanent faculty, 3-5 postdocs, and a dozen PhD students. Applicants must demonstrate or show strong promise for undergraduate teaching, research and interaction with faculty at UC Santa Barbara. 

Interested candidates should apply by via Mathjobs.org by submitting CV, a cover letter, a description of current and planned research, a teaching statement, and three letters of reference (at least one letter should describe teaching Interested accomplishments). 

Materials should be submitted electronically via: NEW LINK COMING IN OCTOBER 2017 

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. 

Review will begin on January 15, 2018 and continue until positions are filled and/or until the final review date of June 30th, 2018. 

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. 

For more information about the Department please see http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu