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Open Rank Faculty Position in the Department of Statistics

Apply now Work type: University Tenure Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Humanities & Sciences

The Department of Statistics at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured appointment at any rank and in any area of Statistics or Probability, broadly understood. Applicants should have demonstrated strong research abilities and exhibit a commitment to teaching and mentoring. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in statistics, data science, computer science, mathematics, or a related discipline at the time of appointment and will be expected to teach and advise students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The appointment is expected to begin on September 1, 2024.

Please apply by clicking on the "Apply Now" link and submit:

  • Cover letter

  • Curriculum vitae (including a complete publication list)

  • Research and teaching statement (no more than three single-spaced pages)

  • Up to 2 representative publications or preprints

  • Reference information

    • Non-tenured applicants should submit the names of three references who will be contacted upon submission of application. 

    • Applicants who currently hold tenure should submit three names of references. We will request letters of recommendation for a short list of finalists only.

Further information about Stanford’s Department of Statistics and other related searches may be found at Inquiries may be directed to The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2023. Applications must be received by December 15, 2023, to be guaranteed consideration.

The Statistics Department, School of Humanities and Sciences and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals.

The salary range for this position is $138,000 - $300,000, for academic year 2023–24. 

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the qualifications of the selected candidate, budget availability, and internal equity.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.



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