The Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut (UConn) invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor. To strengthen the areas of focus identified in the 2022-2025 Strategic Plan (https://clas.uconn.edu/strategic-plan/) of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn, we seek candidates in emerging areas of statistics and data science with strengths in either or both of the following directions.
The Department of Statistics at UConn (https://stat.uconn.edu) is a highly active center of research, education, and service with regional, national, and international prestige. It is a founding member of the New England Statistical Society, for which it houses the administration. In recent years, the Department has continued to grow and blossom in all aspects. As of Fall 2022, we have 22 full-time faculty members.
Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.
These are full-time, 9-month, tenure-track positions. These positions will involve conducting high-quality research, teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, advising students, contributing to the development of data science, and securing external funding. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate’s academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus. Faculty may also be asked to teach at one of UConn’s regional campuses as part of their ordinary workload.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
Please apply online to Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22876 and submit the following application materials:
In the cover letter, the candidate should clearly state their emphasis as “causal inference and causal statistical learning”, “environmental data science” or both.
Inquiries can be addressed to the Search Committee at [email protected]. Review of applications will begin immediately. Full consideration will be given to applications completed and received before December 1, 2022.
At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community.
These positions will be filled subject to budgetary approval.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.