Employment

 


Janet and Ian Duncan Chair in Actuarial Science

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for the Janet and Ian Duncan Endowed Chair in Actuarial Science. Successful applicants will have an appropriately distinguished record for an endowed chair, with appointment to be made at the tenured Associate or Full Professor rank. The Department is looking for individuals with an outstanding research agenda in actuarial science and/or risk management. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, Predictive Analytics, Insurance Data Science, Risk Methodology, Healthcare Actuarial Science, and Cyber Risk. For primary consideration applications should be received by December 1, 2019 for an anticipated July 1, 2020 appointment date. The position will remain open until filled.
 
UCSB is a leader in actuarial education on the US West Coast and offers a thriving B.S. program in Actuarial Science with more than 300 Majors, as well as a five-year combined BS/MS program with a team research component. The Duncan Chair is meant to enhance these training missions through teaching and mentoring activities, and establishing new ties to insurance practice. Ideal candidates will also create collaborative synergies with the Data Science and/or Financial Mathematics groups in the Department and will become a core member of the Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research (cfmar.pstat.ucsb.edu) which is dedicated to interdisciplinary research in quantitative finance and risk management. The Chair will also be expected to contribute to our ongoing efforts to support female actuaries and increase the number of minority and first-to-college actuaries. Responsibilities of faculty members include the development of an actively funded research program of the highest quality, teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, recruitment, supervision, and mentorship of graduate students, and participation in university service and professional activities. For more information on the department please visit www.pstat.ucsb.edu
 
To meet basic qualifications, applicants must have a PhD (or equivalent) in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or related areas at the time of application, and submit all required application materials. Professional actuarial credentials are a definite plus, but not required. 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
• Contact information of 4-6 individuals who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation
 
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Santa Barbara. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. The department encourages all applicants to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service.
 
 
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 Professor, Statistics for Data Science

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for an Open-Rank (tenured or tenure-track) position in Statistics with emphasis in Data Science, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020.
 
The Department is looking for individuals with a strong research agenda related to data science and demonstrated research and teaching excellence. Ideal candidates will have a record of collaborative research and potential to play a leadership role in developing data science programs at UCSB.
 
Responsibilities of faculty members include development of an actively funded research program of the highest quality, teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, recruitment, supervision, and mentorship of graduate students, and participation in university service and professional activities. Applicants must have a PhD (or equivalent) in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Data Science or related areas at the time of application. 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 please visit www.pstat.ucsb.edu.
 

Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:

•    Cover letter
•    Curriculum vitae
•    Statement of research
•    Statement of teaching
•    Contact information of 4-6 individuals who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.

 

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Santa Barbara. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. The department encourages all applicants to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service.
 
Applications received by November 22, 2019 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. To apply please visit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01635.
 
The Department also invites applicants, as appropriate, to apply to a separate tenure-track faculty search at the level of Assistant Professor. Please visit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01606.
 
To be considered for both positions, please apply to both job postings.
 
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.

Tenure Track Teaching Faculty Position – Statistics and Data Science

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position as a Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. The emphasis of this position is in the area of Statistics and Data Science at the introductory level. The Department is looking for individuals with teaching experience in, or strong potential for, teaching at the introductory level. Other responsibilities include professional and scholarly achievement, and University service.
 
Preference will be given to candidates with an excellent teaching record and proven innovation related to teaching statistics and probability or data science.
 
The Department comprises 17 permanent faculty members, as well as more than ten visitors and postdocs. We offer majors in Statistics and Data Science, Financial Mathematics and Statistics, and Actuarial Science as well as a minor in Statistical Science. Current undergraduate enrollment is approximately 1400 students. We offer introductory classes in statistics, data science, biostatistics and statistics for economics.
 
Responsibilities of LPSOE faculty include teaching and teaching related tasks for lower and upper division undergraduate courses; mentorship of undergraduate, and potentially graduate students; professional and/or scholarly achievement and creative activity, particularly relating to instruction and pedagogy; and participation in university 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 PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation, in Statistics, Data Science or a related discipline at the time of application. PhD is required by anticipated start date of the appointment.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Santa Barbara. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. The department encourages all applicants to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service.
 
Applications received by November 22, 2019 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. To apply please visit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01589.
 
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.

Assistant Professor in Statistics, Applied Probability, and Data Science

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, 2020. The Department is looking for exceptional individuals with a strong research agenda in computational statistics, computational probability, and data science.
 
Responsibilities of faculty members generally include 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. 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. PhD expected by start date of the appointment. A demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a record of (or potential for) excellent 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.
 
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Santa Barbara. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. The department encourages all applicants to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service.
 
Applications received by November 22, 2019 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. To apply please visit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01606.
 
The Department also invites applicants to apply to a separate open level faculty search at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Please visit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01635.
 
To be considered for both positions, please apply to both job postings.
 
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 Faculty Positions in Statistics, Applied Probability, Actuarial Science and Financial Mathematics

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at UC Santa Barbara is searching for qualified candidates for visiting faculty positions in the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability for the 2020-21 academic year (with the possibility of 2 years renewal for a potential total of up to three years).
 
The Department comprises 17 permanent faculty members, as well as more than ten visitors and postdocs. 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. Candidates whose research and teaching interests are in Data Science, Biostatistics, Financial Mathematics or Actuarial Science are particularly encouraged to apply.
 
Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation, in Statistics, Applied Probability, Actuarial Sciences, Financial Mathematics or a related discipline, 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.
 
Interested candidates should apply electronically by submitting CV, a statement of current and planned research, a teaching statement, and have three letters of reference sent via UC Recruit (at least one letter should describe teaching accomplishments).
 
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Santa Barbara. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. The department encourages all applicants to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service.
 
Materials should be electronically submitted via UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01588.
 
Review will begin on November 15, 2019 and continue until positions are filled.
 
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.
 
For more information about the Department please see http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu.
 
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.

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.
 
Interested candidates should apply electronically by submitting a current CV, Cover Letter, and arrange for three letters of recommendation sent via UC Recruit, ideally directed towards teaching. Materials should be submitted electronically via UC Recruit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01585.
 
Screening for the position will commence after December 1, 2019 and will continue as needed. The posting will remain open until October 31, 2020 to accommodate department needs. If you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the 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 as appropriate to the position.
 
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Santa Barbara. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. The department encourages all applicants to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity 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.