University of California, Los Angeles — Assistant Professor, Statistics

Assistant Professor faculty position (tenure track) in the Department of Statistics at the University of California, Los Angeles. We seek outstanding applicants contributing to the cutting edge development of the core of Statistics and Data Science including theoretical statistics, general statistical methodology, computational statistics, and other areas. 

We welcome applicants whose experience in research, teaching and service have prepared them to contribute to UCLA’s commitment to excellence and diversity. Ph.D. or Ph.D. candidates in Statistics (or a closely related field) are welcome to apply. Degree required at time of appointment. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. 

Reviews for the position will commence on November 15, 2021 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified. Interested applicants should apply at UCLA Academic Recruit at:

Please refer to job tracking number JPF06850 on all correspondence. Applicants should submit: 

  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter describing how their qualifications and interests would fit with the position description
  3. Statement of Research
  4. Statement of Teaching
  5. Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  6. Three representative publications (or manuscripts)
  7. Three letters of recommendation

The Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion briefly addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or 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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy at: 

All inquiries may be sent to Chie Ryu at