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Tenure Track Position (Statistics)

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. The Department is looking for exceptional individuals with particular emphasis in the area of Statistics. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong research agenda related to data science, or applications of statistics in environmental science, neuroscience or computational methods.

Responsibilities of faculty members generally include teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate levels, recruitment, supervision, and mentorship of graduate students, participation in university service and professional activities, and the development of an actively funded research program of the highest quality. Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation, in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or Data Science related areas at the time of application. A demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a record of (or potential for) outstanding teaching are desired. Successful candidates will have a record of collaborative research, and will be able to leverage synergies within the Department of Statistics and Division. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of research
• Statement of teaching
• Applicants will need to arrange for 4 references to submit letters of recommendation (at least one of which is directed towards teaching) on their behalf via the recruitment website

Applications received by December 1, 2018 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. To apply please visit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01323.

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 status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Open Level Lecturer with Security of Employment in Actuarial Science

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a faculty position as an Open-level Lecturer with Security of Employment, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. The Department is looking for exceptional candidates in the area of Actuarial Science, including the potential to direct the UCSB Actuarial Program.

UCSB offers both a BS degree and a combined 5-year BS/MS degree in Actuarial Science. It was recognized as a Center of Actuarial Excellence (CAE) by the Society of Actuaries 2015-2017, with current SOA recognition tier of UCAP-AP, and it is one of four inaugural winners of the 2016 Casualty Actuarial Society University Award.

The distinctive feature of our Actuarial Program is a two-quarter course sequence Research Project in Actuarial Science, required of graduate students pursuing the BS/MS, and also available to top undergraduates pursuing the BS. Successful candidates will be expected to lead actuarial research projects for undergraduate and master students.

Responsibilities will involve regular teaching of the program’s core and elective courses. Teaching faculty are expected to participate in instructional design, undergraduate and master student mentoring, scholarly achievement and activity, and development of the actuarial science program. Responsibilities also include university and public service. Faculty in this title are members of the Academic Senate, with benefits and privileges that parallel the professor track. At a minimum, applicants must have completed all requirements for a graduate degree (or equivalent), except the dissertation, at the time of application. Graduate degree required by the time of appointment. Applicants must have professional actuarial credentials by the time of application. Applicants with PhD in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Finance or a related field preferred. Strong commitment to undergraduate education and clear evidence of potential excellence in teaching is desired. Successful candidates must have outstanding communication skills and organizational skills. Prior industry experience is desired. Successful candidates will have a record of collaborative activity, and will be able to contribute to the improvement of the undergraduate experience in the department and division. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

For more information visit http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu.

Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:
Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
Statement of teaching
Applicants will need to arrange for 3 references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via the recruitment website.

Review of applications will begin on November 26, 2018 but the position will remain open until filled. To apply please visit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01345.


Visiting Faculty Positions in Financial Math/Actuarial Science

** Applicants should apply only through MathJobs**

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor faculty positions in Financial Mathematics/Actuarial Science for the 2019-2020 academic year (with the possibility of renewal up to 3 years), with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Candidates whose research interests engage with faculty in the Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research (www.pstat.ucsb.edu/cfmar) are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Department comprises 15 permanent faculty members, as well as more than half a dozen visitors and postdocs. Our vibrant research atmosphere is driven by CFMAR as well as interdisciplinary research groups in Data Science and Statistics. A full year Visiting Assistant Professor appointment carries a teaching load of 5 one-quarter courses per year. Departmental teaching includes upper-division undergraduate courses in probability, stochastic processes, actuarial science and mathematical finance. Subject to budgetary approval, some positions will carry a reduced teaching load.

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application and should have completed their PhD (or equivalent) by the time of appointment. Successful applicants will demonstrate or show strong promise for undergraduate teaching, collaborative research and synergies with UCSB Statistics and Applied Probability faculty. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

Applicants should apply ONLY through Mathjobs:
[https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/]

Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of research
• Statement of teaching
• Applicants will need to arrange for exactly 3 references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via Mathjobs. At least one letter should describe teaching accomplishments.

Applications received by December 1, 2018 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.

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 status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Visiting Faculty Positions in Statistics

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor faculty positions in Statistics for the 2019-2020 academic year (with the possibility of renewal up to 3 years), with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Candidates whose research and teaching interests overlap with our new research group in Data Science are especially encouraged to apply.

The Department comprises 15 permanent faculty members, as well as more than half a dozen visitors and postdocs. Our vibrant research atmosphere is driven by interdisciplinary research groups in Data Science, Biostatistics, and Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. The Department offers three different Undergraduate Majors, an MA in Applied Statistics and an extensive PhD program. A full year Visiting Assistant Professor appointment carries a teaching load of 5 one-quarter courses per year. Departmental teaching includes upper-division undergraduate courses in statistics, regression, time-series, design of experiments, statistical computing, probability and stochastic processes. Subject to budgetary approval, some positions will carry a reduced teaching load.

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application and should have completed their PhD (or equivalent) by the time of appointment. Successful applicants will demonstrate or show strong promise for undergraduate teaching, collaborative research and synergies with UCSB Statistics and Applied Probability faculty. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of research
• Statement of teaching
• Applicants will need to arrange for 3 references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via the recruitment website. At least one letter should describe teaching accomplishments.
• Applicants are also strongly encouraged to submit an optional statement on Contributions to Diversity.

Applications received by December 1, 2018 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. To apply please visit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01329


Lecturer Positions

The Department of Statistics & Applied Probability at University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for Lecturer positions. Applicants are expected to show a strong commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate statistics, data science or probability. Appointment can be either full-time or part-time for upcoming openings and reappointment is possible provided there are ongoing Departmental needs and satisfactory performance. Teaching duties would include a range of introductory and upper-division courses according to department needs. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications. Candidates should discuss their scholarly pursuits (such as statistics research, statistics education, statistical consulting) in their cover letter. Full-time lecturers hired in this search may receive one-year contracts with the possibility of renewal up to six years; at the sixth year, a lecturer may be considered for a continuing appointment, which is an ongoing contract with merit reviews every three years.

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application and should have completed their PhD (or equivalent) by the time of appointment. Documented experience (at least 1 year of lecturing experience) in teaching Statistics or a related field at the college level is preferred.

To apply submit CV, Cover Letter, and arrange for two letters of recommendation, ideally directed towards teaching. Materials should be submitted electronically via UC Recruit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01371.

Screening for the position will commence on December 1, 2018 and will continue as needed. The posting will remain open until October 31, 2019 to accommodate department needs. If you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application. Please note: The use of a Lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time. 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.