Columbia statistics department is hiring!

Official announcement is below.

Please please apply to these faculty and postdoc positions. We really need some people who do serious applied work, especially in social sciences. Obv these will be competitive, but please give it a shot, because we’d like to have some strong applied candidates in the mix for all of these positions. Thanks!

The Department of Statistics at Columbia University is looking to fill multiple faculty positions. Please see here for full listings.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (review of applications begins on November 29, 2019) This is a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2020. A Ph.D. in statistics or a related field 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.

Assistant Professor (limited-term) (*multiple openings*; review of applications begins on December 2, 2019) These are four-year term positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2020. A Ph.D. in statistics or a related field 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.

Lecturer in Discipline (review of applications begins on January 6, 2020) This is a full-time faculty appointment with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews. This position is to contribute to the Departmental educational mission at the undergraduate and masters level.

The department currently consists of 35 faculty members and 59 Ph.D. 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.

In addition to the above faculty positions, the department is also considering applications to our Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships in Statistics. Review of applications begins on January 13, 2020. See stat.columbia.edu/faculty-positions for details.

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

P.S. Thanks to Zad Chow for the above photo, which demonstrates how relaxed you’ll be as one of our colleagues here at Columbia.