Job Opportunities

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The University of Chicago is filing a Labor Condition Application (LCA) seeking employment of one H-1B nonimmigrant as an Assistant Professor offering a wage of between $90,000 per year and $140,000 per year for Chicago, Illinois for the period 07/01/2020 to 07/01/2023 The LCA is available for public inspection at The University of Chicago, 1427 E 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637. Complaints alleging misrepresentation of material facts in the labor condition application and/or failure to comply with the terms of the labor condition application may be filed with any office of the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.


Faculty Openings

Instructional Professor (open rank)
Physical Sciences Division: Department of Statistics

Location: Chicago Illinois
Open Date: Jan 29, 2020

Description

The Department of Statistics in the Physical Sciences Division at the University of Chicago invites applications for educators of Statistics to help grow our existing program. We invite applications for a position as an Instructional Professor (open rank).  The selected candidate will be appointed at the rank of Assistant Instructional Professor, Associate Instructional Professor, or Instructional Professor, depending on qualifications and educational background. The appointment will be for a term of up to five years. This is a career-track position with potential progression, competitive salary, and benefits.

We particularly seek individuals who are committed to help us continue to develop our educational mission in statistics and data science. 

The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the University.

Qualifications

By the time of hire candidates must have completed all requirements for the PhD in statistics or some field of mathematics or science where statistical concepts or methods play an important role.  Prior college teaching experience, either as an instructor of record or as a teaching assistant, is required. Candidates who are qualified to teach undergraduate courses in one or more of the following areas are preferred: theoretical and applied statistics, data science, machine learning.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Jobs website: http://apply.interfolio.com/73459.  Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2020 and will continue until all positions are filled. 

The following materials are required:

  • cover letter;
  • curriculum vitae including teaching experience and publications;
  • description of teaching philosophy and experience; ability to interact with a diverse group of students is valued;
  • contact information for three references who can provide confidential letters of evaluation.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

William H. Kruskal Instructor
The University of Chicago: Physical Sciences Division: Department of Statistics

Description
The Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago invites applications for the position of William H. Kruskal Instructor. We seek recent or expected Ph.D. graduates doing advanced research with a connection to applied mathematics, computational mathematics, or statistical methodology. Kruskal Instructor responsibilities include teaching up to three courses in statistics or applied mathematics, and engagement in independent research. The position is for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

The University of Chicago has the highest standards for scholarship and faculty quality, is dedicated to fundamental research, and has an inherently inter-disciplinary structure that is very supportive of newly emerging research opportunities. We particularly seek individuals whose research interests are related to those of faculty in the Department of Statistics https://stat.uchicago.edu/people/#faculty or of faculty in the Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics https://cam.uchicago.edu/people/#faculty.

Qualifications
Completion of all requirements for the Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics, computer science or a related field by the time of hire.

Application Instructions
Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Jobs website: apply.interfolio.com/70352. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and will continue until all positions are filled.

The following materials are required:

  • cover letter;
  • curriculum vitae including a list of publications;
  • statement describing past and current research accomplishments and outlining future research plans;
  • teaching statement;
  • contact information for three references who can provide confidential letters of evaluation.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Data Science
The University of Chicago: Physical Sciences Division: Departments of Computer Science and Statistics

The University of Chicago invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, and tenured faculty positions at the ranks of Associate Professor and Professor in the area of Data Science. The University of Chicago is initiating an ambitious plan for research and education in Data Science including new academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels and new cross-disciplinary research programs. The initiative is a collaboration among the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Statistics, and other units on campus. The search is open with respect to subfield, but we encourage applications from researchers focused on developing the theory and practice of Data Science as an emerging field. Appointments may be made in either department, jointly between Statistics and Computer Science, or jointly with another department in the University.

Members of the faculty are expected to lead research programs that will produce significant contributions to a field, and teach and mentor at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Data Science initiative focuses on research that advances fundamental theories at the intersection of data science, artificial intelligence, and computing in the context of real world and domain specific problems.

The Departments of Computer Science (cs.uchicago.edu) and Statistics (stat.uchicago.edu) are home to a diverse community of researchers focused on advancing the foundations of statistics and computing, and driving their most advanced applications. The larger data science community at the University of Chicago includes the Center for Data and Applied Computing, the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC), the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation and Argonne National Laboratory.

Completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Statistics, or a related field is required at the time of appointment. Candidates for Associate Professor and Professor positions must have evidence of leadership in their field and successful independent research.

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Jobs website:

Assistant Professor: http://apply.interfolio.com/69499
Associate Professor: http://apply.interfolio.com/69503
Professor: http://apply.interfolio.com/69505

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019 and will continue until all positions are filled.

The following materials are required:

  • cover letter;
  • curriculum vitae including a list of publications;
  • statement describing past and current research accomplishments and outlining future research plans;
  • description of teaching philosophy and experience;
  • applicants are required to request at least three confidential letters of recommendation via Interfolio.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.