Junior Positions in the Statistics Department at Stanford University: Assistant Professor, tenure track (1) and Stein Fellow (1)

Stanford University

Appointments in Statistics, Stanford, California

The Statistics Department seeks applicants for two junior positions in either applied or theoretical statistics:

1) a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, and

2) a Stein Fellow, for two years with possible extension to three years.

The tenure track appointment is a research and teaching position with student advising and department committee responsibilities.

The Stein Fellowship is designed to be a career building step for new scholars.

Our intention is to develop the next generation of leaders in statistics and related disciplines by offering a unique opportunity for the best young scholars to develop their expertise in both teaching and research.

Opportunities will be offered for the fellow to participate in some of the department's on-going research projects on statistical theory & methods as well as their applications to diverse subject areas.

The Stein Fellow will have a light teaching load -- two one quarter courses will be taught in each of the first and third academic years.

The second year responsibilities will also include a third course on an advanced topic.

Applicants should have demonstrated strong research abilities.

A PhD in Statistics or a related area is required.Applicants are requested to send an application letter, CV, graduate transcripts and not more than one preprint/reprint to:

Faculty Search Committee

Department of Statistics

Stanford University

390 Serra Mall

Stanford, CA 94305-4065

Applicants should state in the cover letter which position they are applying for (or both), and should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the above address.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012.

Applications must be received by December 14, 2012 to be guaranteed consideration.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.

It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research and teaching missions.