Assistant Professor of Statistical Machine Learning

Position ID: 37521
Location
Institution: 
University of Georgia
College/Div/School: 
Arts & Sciences
Department: 
Statistics
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
PVA#: 
201700511
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 

 

Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00511F
Official Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title Assistant Professor of Statistical Machine Learning
Title Code 55100
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department STATISTICS
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). UGAtypically 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.

Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 10/12/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
Application Procedure: 
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Statistics, General
Machine Learning
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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University System of Georgia
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