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Mellichamp Chair in Environmental Justice at the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

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Lecturer in Statistics and Applied Probability

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified lecturers to teach undergraduate statistics, data science, or probability for upcoming openings. Teaching duties include a range of introductory and upper-division courses. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may be either full-time or part-time.

Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications and experience. Candidates should discuss their teaching experience and teaching-related activities in their teaching statement.

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

The posting will remain open until March 31, 2023, 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.

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

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.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02308

Next review date: Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time). Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.The posting will remain open until March 31, 2023 to accommodate department needs.


 

Assistant Professor in Data Science

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position.

We are looking for individuals with a strong research agenda in Statistics with emphasis on Data Science, and demonstrated research and potential for teaching excellence. A record of (or potential for) collaborative research that leverages synergies within the Department and Division or links to the campus Data Science initiative is desired.

Responsibilities of faculty members generally include the development of an actively funded research program of the highest quality, teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate levels, recruitment, supervision, and mentorship of graduate students, and participation in university service and professional activities.

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.

Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications and experience. Candidates should discuss their teaching experience and teaching-related activities in their teaching statement.

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.

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.

Apply link: Not Yet Available

Next review date:

 


 

Visiting Faculty Positions in Statistics, Applied Probability, Actuarial Science, Data Science, & Financial Mathematics

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at UC Santa Barbara is searching for qualified candidates for multiple visiting faculty positions in the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability.

The Department comprises 20 permanent faculty members, as well as more than ten visiting scholars, postdocs and lecturers. Our vibrant research atmosphere is driven by interdisciplinary research groups in Data Science, Biostatistics, Environmental Statistics, and Financial and Actuarial Mathematics (cfmar.pstat.ucsb.edu).

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, probability, regression, time-series, statistical computing, stochastic processes, and mathematical finance.

The department has two specializations in research and teaching. Applicants hired for one of these specializations must be willing to primarily teach courses in three areas.

Specialization in Statistics and Data Science (STDS): Applicants for this specialization have research-level expertise in a field related to mathematical statistics, biostatistics, applied statistics, computational statistics and data science.

Specialization in Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research (FMAR): Applicants for this specialization have research-level expertise in a field related to financial mathematics, probability, actuarial science.

The Department 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.

Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications and experience. Candidates should discuss their teaching experience and teaching-related activities in their teaching statement.

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.

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.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02350

Next review date: 12/7/2022

 


 

Data Science Program Coordinator

Under the general supervision of the Data Science Initiative Director, is responsible for student affairs and assisting with academic personnel coordination for the Data Science (DS) Initiative. With direction from the Data Science Director and Business Officer, the DS Program Coordinator assists in developing and prepares program curriculum plan for each academic year and prepares temporary sub-0 budget. Serves as the initial point of contact with students, advises students regarding general and program information. Ensures grades are reported and develops and updates the Schedule of Classes and other publications. Requires knowledge of policy and procedures for undergraduate education. Serves as the departmental liaison with the Office of the Registrar on all matters pertaining to program courses grades and undergraduate records. Responsible for processing all employment transactions for DS academic employees, including lecturers, teaching assistants and undergraduate learning assistants, in UCPath. Serves as resource for and advises DS Initiative Director on academic personnel policies including procedures covering academic recruitment, appointment, and advancement; compensation and salary administration; labor contracts; visa procurement; benefits; payroll. Provides administrative support for program coordination.

Apply link: https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucsb/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=31&JobOpeningId=43259&PostingSeq=1

Job ID: 43259

Next review date: Wednesday, Oct 12, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time). Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.The posting will remain open until filled. 

 


 

Systems Administrator 3 (50% Time)

Maintains the research computing infrastructure of the Statistics & Applied Probability Department.

Responsible for administration of a variety of computational applications and productivity tools running on departmental servers, and individual research workstations in the Linux, Unix, MacOS and Windows environments. Installs, enhances and maintains the virtual machines, secure network access, and backup capabilities for the PSTAT faculty, graduate students and Visitors.

Apply link: https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucsb/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=31&JobOpeningId=33251&PostingSeq=1

Next review date: closed for new applications

 

 


 

Business Officer

The Business Officer is the chief administrative officer of the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, managing and planning a full range of high-level administrative operations. Responsible for a broad scope of focus, including financial management, budgetary funding, payroll, staff human resources, communications, information technology, facilities and space planning, and safety. Establishes, monitors, and implements the administrative objectives and provides support for the academic and research aspects of the Department. Functions as an advisor to faculty and Department Chair, providing research, analysis, advice and recommendations on issues involving academic and staff personnel, programmatic and administrative matters, student affairs, and fiscal operations. Works with the Chair to facilitate long- and short-range strategic planning for department goals. Independently exercises judgement to resolve problems, interprets policies (in HR, fiscal management, academic personnel) and determines appropriate actions. Assumes accountability for decisions made by staff. Assists the Chair and faculty with academic personnel related issues affecting Senate and Non-Senate faculty, including recruitment and appointments, merit and promotions, academic complaints, immigration and visa matters. Resolves problems and facilitates solutions in imaginative and practical ways. Provides direct supervision to four department staff and indirect supervision for two additional staff while assuring accountability and stewardship of the operational, financial and human resources of the PSTAT Department. Supervises department functions with responsibility for quality and quantity of work, as well as safety and compliance with campus policies. Develops and implements operating policies and procedures as they related to departmental overall goals and objectives.

Apply link: https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucsb/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=31&JobOpeningId=44542&PostingSeq=1

Job ID: 44542

Next review date: Friday, Nov 4, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time). Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.The posting will remain open until filled.