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Assistant Professor

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The University of Chicago
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Assistant Professor

Department of Statistics, Physical Sciences Division
Position Type: Faculty


Sep 19, 2023


The University of Chicago Department of Statistics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAM) at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful applicant will be a member of the interdisciplinary Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics (CCAM) and join other Statistics faculty who support the graduate programs in CAM at the University of Chicago. The University of Chicago has the highest standards for scholarship and faculty quality, is dedicated to fundamental research, and has an inherently interdisciplinary structure that is very supportive of newly emerging research opportunities, and appointments may be made jointly with another department in the University. 


Minimum qualifications:

  • Completion of all requirements for the PhD in applied mathematics, mathematics, statistics, or related field to computation and applied mathematics by the time of hire.

Preferred qualifications:

  • At least one year of university-level teaching experience, such as, but not limited to, a TA or instructor of record, and at least two years as a postdoctoral researcher.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Jobs website: http://apply.interfolio.com/132191. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2023 and will continue until all positions are filled.

The following materials are required:

  • cover letter;
  • curriculum vitae including a list of publications;
  • statement describing past and current research accomplishments and outlining future research plans;
  • a teaching statement, which may also include the candidate’s experience in teaching diverse students (The University’s Diversity Statement can be found at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity );
  • three confidential letters of reference.

The following materials are optional:

  • up to three sample publications.

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity .

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination .

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

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The University of Chicago is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com or phone at (877) 997-8807.

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