University of Washington — Assistant Professor in Statistics

Position Description:
Applications are invited for a Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington. This appointment is for a full time position with a 9-month service period (September 16 – June 15) and an anticipated start date of September 2023. We encourage applicants whose interests align with our commitment to fostering diversity and inclusivity to apply. All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Qualifications:
Applicants must have a Ph.D., or foreign equivalent, in Statistics, Biostatistics, or any related field by the start of the appointment. We seek applications from candidates with a research record in any area of statistics: this includes (but is not limited to) theoretical statistics, statistical methodology, stochastic modeling, computational statistics, statistics education, and/or applications of statistics in the physical sciences, biomedical sciences, engineering, and/or social sciences.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, a description of their commitment to a diverse and inclusive academic community, and the names of three reference writers. All application materials should be submitted online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/110545

All candidates must address their commitment to fostering diversity and inclusivity as part of their application via diversity statement. This statement can discuss your experience(s) as an individual from a traditionally underrepresented group in higher education; your actions on issues related to diversity, inclusion, and equity; or any topics related to these themes.

Applications received by October 24, 2022 are guaranteed full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to search@stat.washington.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

Paid Family and Medical Leave Program
The Paid Family and Medical Leave program is a mandatory insurance program in Washington State that provides paid family and medical leave to eligible employees. The program is administered by the Employment Security Department (ESD). (https://hr.uw.edu/ops/leaves/paid-family-and-medical-leave-pfml/eligibility-and-benefits/). Washington’s Paid Family and Medical Leave program does not replace the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). (https://hr.uw.edu/ops/leaves/fmla/overview/). In many cases, PFML and FMLA will run at the same time.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information
Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.

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