Assistant Professor - Statistical/Machine Learning

Gainesville FL
Sep 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Assistant Professor - Statistical/Machine Learning

Job Description:

The Department of Statistics at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in statistical/machine learning to begin August 16, 2018. Duties for each position include teaching, research, and service.

The Department is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of culture, music, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activity, and social opportunities, including organizations that support the interests of people from varied backgrounds. 

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Advertised Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

A PhD in statistics or a closely related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications:   Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at and must include: (1) a letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications, ongoing research directions, and interests in the Department, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, and (3) teaching/research statement. In addition, names and email address for three references must be provided on the application. An email will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letters. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. Send email inquiries to

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

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