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Research Training Group Postdoctoral Scholar - Statistics

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 16th, 2018
Next review date: December 21st, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: January 21st, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

We invite applications for a non-tenure-track full-time Research Training Group Postdoctoral Scholar position in the Department of Statistics, at the University of California, Berkeley. The Research Training Group Postdoctoral Scholar position is a non-renewable three-year position. The Research Training Group Postdoctoral Scholar will be expected to engage in teaching and research and participate in seminars and lectures within the department. The expected start date is July 1, 2019 and the position has an annual salary of $65,065.

This position is partially supported by an NSF Research Training Group grant focused on Causality and Interpretability in Machine Learning. Please note that the teaching component of this position is conducted under the lecturer title. The primary research element is funded by the NSF grant in the postdoctoral scholar title.

Basic Qualifications (required by time of application): advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program
Additional Qualifications (required by start date): PhD (or equivalent international degree)
Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Statistics, Computer Science, or a related field

Applicants should document their experience in teaching Statistics, Data Science or a related field at the college level. We will consider strong candidates in any area of theoretical, applied, or computational statistics, or probability, with a particular interest in computational and interdisciplinary activities.

The Department of Statistics is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching or research.

Applications should be submitted online, by registering at: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01927

Applicants should provide the following required documents for a complete application:

• Curriculum Vitae (CV)
• Cover Letter
• Research Statement
• Teaching Statement
• 3 Letters of Recommendation. Letter writers will receive a URL from the online system through which to upload their letters. All letters must be received by January 21, 2019. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of recommendation are submitted on time. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential letter writers, including when letters are provided via a third-party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity: Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service. For more information please go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity

We strongly encourage the submission of complete applications (including recommendation letters) by December 21, 2018. The position will be open until filled.

Please direct questions to: recruit@stat.berkeley.edu.

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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Job location

Berkeley, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

How to apply

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  2. Provide required information and documents
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