The Department of Statistics and the Data-to-Knowledge (D2K) Lab at Rice University, Houston, TX, anticipate one or more Visiting Professor positions for the 2018-2019 academic year (8/16/2018-5/15/2019). Visiting positions can be for one semester or the full academic year. Individuals will have the opportunity to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, with a teaching load of 1 or 2 courses per semester. A doctorate in statistics or a related field is required, with potential or proven excellence in research and teaching. Individuals with applied data science experience (in academia or industry) and/or background in statistical machine learning are especially encouraged to apply.
The Department of Statistics at Rice University offers both graduate and undergraduate degree programs. Faculty maintain an active research environment in modern statistics and the understanding of complex data. Example of core research areas include, but are not limited to, Bayesian methods, computational finance, functional data, multivariate analysis, networks or graphical models, probability theory, statistical machine learning, spatial and temporal processes, statistical computing, stochastic processes and optimization. Please browse our website (http://statistics.rice.edu/) for a description of departmental activities and people.
The Rice Data-to-Knowledge (D2K) Lab provides students with experiential learning opportunities in data science while enhancing data-intensive research at Rice and building partnerships with companies, institutions, and community organizations. Faculty affiliated with the D2K Lab will work with internal and external partners to develop data science projects, mentor student teams on these projects, and help supervise student consultants in a data science consulting clinic.
To apply for a visiting position please send a letter of interest to Marina Vannucci, Chair of the Department, via email at email@example.com. Please include a CV, highlighting research and teaching activities, and including names and contact addresses of three individuals who could provide a reference for you.
Inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “Visiting Position” in the subject line of the e-mail.
Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis, until positions are filled.
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.
Please address postal correspondence to:
Noah Harding Professor and Chair
Department of Statistics
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005, USA