Department of Statistics

University of California at Davis

The Department of Statistics invites applications for two positions, starting July 1, 2002 or a later date to be arranged. Each position is at Assistant Professor level, tenure track; or at Associate Professor level with tenure, depending on qualifications. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field and an outstanding research and teaching record for appointment with tenure, or demonstrated interest and ability to achieve such a record for a tenure track appointment. Preferred research areas are computational statistics, bioinformatics/biostatistics or time series/spatial statistics. Candidates with demonstrated research interest in methods for machine learning, the analysis of large and complex data, high-dimensional data, image data or longitudinal data are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidates will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. UC Davis has launched Bioinformatics and Computational Science initiatives, and is planning to establish a graduate program in Biostatistics, in addition to the existing PhD/MS program in Statistics.

Information about the department and programs offered can be found at http://www-stat.ucdavis.edu/ .

Send letter of application, including a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae with publication list, at least three letters of reference, relevant reprints/preprints, and transcripts (applicants with Ph.D. obtained in 2000 or later) to:

Search Committee
Department of Statistics
1 Shields Avenue
University of California
Davis, CA 95616

Review of applications will begin on Jan. 1, 2002, and will continue until the positions are filled.

The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.