Assistant Professor of Statistical Machine Learning

Location
Athens
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: The Department of Statistics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the area of Statistical Machine Learning, starting August 2018. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Statistics or a closely related discipline by August 1, 2018, and scholarly credentials must reflect a strong commitment to teaching and research in statistical machine learning. Successful applicants are expected to develop a research program that will be competitive for external funding. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (facultyjobs@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests. Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (exploregeorgia.org). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu). UGA typically ranks in the top 25 on national rankings of public research universities (http://www.uga.edu/profile/pride/rankings/ ) and Athens, Georgia is frequently ranked as one of the best places to live in the US; https://athensclarkecounty.com/82/Accolades

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Statistics or a closely related discipline by August 1, 2018

Preferred Qualifications: Scholarly credentials must reflect a strong commitment to teaching and research in statistical machine learning.

Salary:

Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area