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Associate or Full Professor in Statistics or Probability

Sep 14 2018

The Statistics Department at Stanford University invites applications for a tenured position at the Associate or Full Professor level in Applied Statistics, Theoretical Statistics, or Probability.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related area, and be internationally recognized for distinguished contributions in their field. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a robust research program building on existing strengths and new collaborations, and to mentor junior researchers and students effectively. Candidate will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, a statement of research and teaching interests, and not more than one preprint/reprint. Applications should be submitted online at may be submitted to

Evaluation of applicants will begin November 16, 2018. Applications must be received by December 11, 2018, to be guaranteed consideration.

The Stanford Statistics department currently has 22 regular faculty members, as well as a distinguished group of emeriti. Many professors have joint appointments in other departments, including positions in mathematics, economics, the School of Medicine, the School of Engineering, and the School of Education. The varied research in the department integrates core statistical theory, mathematics, computing, algorithms, and applications to many scientific disciplines. More information about the department can be found at its website,


Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.