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Harvard University Tenure-Track Faculty in Statistics in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Tenure-Track Faculty in Statistics

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Statistics

Position Description

The Department of Statistics seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in Statistics. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2024. The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We seek strong candidates in any field of statistics and probability as well as in any interdisciplinary areas where innovative and principled use of statistics and/or probability is of vital importance.

Basic Qualifications

A doctorate or terminal degree in statistics or a related discipline is required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

We particularly encourage applications from historically excluded or marginalized groups. Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching and advising is desired.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( Applications must be submitted no later than December 1, 2023.

  1. Cover letter

  2. Curriculum Vitae

  3. Teaching/ advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)

  4. Research statement

  5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.

  6. Representative publications, if applicable

  7. Names and contact information of 3 to 5 references who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once a candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least 3 letters have been received. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.

The health of our workforce is a priority for Harvard University. With that in mind, we strongly encourage all employees to be up-to-date on CDC -recommended vaccines.

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.

Contact Information

Search Committee

Department of Statistics

Contact Email

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 5


assistant, associate, faculty, instructor, tenure track

Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England, statistics, data science, biostatistics, mathematics, public health, AI,

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