Peking University, China, Center for Statistical Science

Position ID:PKU-Center for Statistical Science-MULTIPLEOPENRANK [#12385]
Position Title: Multiple Open Rank Tenure-track or Tenured Positions in Statistics and Related Fields
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Beijing, Beijing 100871, China [map]
Subject Areas: Probability
Statistics / Statistics
Actuarial Science
Data Science (more...)
Appl Deadline:2018/12/10 finished (2018/10/13, finished 2019/06/16)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Center for Statistical Science at Peking University is a cross-campus research center of Statistics. Members of the Center consist of statistical faculties from several schools within PKU. The goals of the center are to integrate statistical faculties across different schools in producing high quality statistical research and engaging in cross-discipline collaborations within this leading university in China. Since its establishment in 2010, the Center has recruited 10 faculties. There are more than 20 additional faculties affiliated with the center on the main campus of PKU.


Position Description: Multiple Open Rank tenure-track or tenured positions in Statistics and related fields, with expected starting date from summer 2019.


There are multiple open rank tenure-track or tenured positions joint with Department of Probability and Statistics (DPS) and Department of Financial Mathematics (DFM), School of Mathematical Science. The candidates will be expected to pursue innovative research at the highest level; to establish an internationally reputable program; to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. The positions with DPS are in broadly defined areas of Statistics or Probability. For positions in Probability, candidates whose research areas are closely related to the modern statistics and who can provide probability support to modern statistical theory and practice are desired. The positions with DFM seek applicants whose research agenda is in Financial Mathematics/Statistics, Actuarial Science or closely related fields.


There is an opening for a position in the area of modern computational driven statistics with a close connection to Business Analytics jointly with Department of Business Statistics and Econometrics, Guanghua School of Management.  Interested candidate may enquire with Song Xi Chen ( or Hansheng Wang for details of the position and the selection criteria.


Application Deadline: December 10, 2018. The positions remain open until they are filled.


Application Procedure: All candidates should submit their cover letter, CV, three (3) reference letters via Academic Jobs Online or by email to Candidate should specify clearly in the cover letter which position he/she would like to apply.


Duties & Responsibilities: Research, teaching, graduate student supervision, collaborative research. Teaching is conducted in Chinese and/or English.


Qualifications: Ph. D. in Statistics or related fields, excellent research background or potential, good communication skills and strong interest in teaching.


Salary Range: Competitive salary depending on the level of appointment and experience.


Benefits: In additional to the standard benefits for faculties at PKU, a settling down allowance and a start-up grant will be provided.


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Contact Email: Inquiries about the positions may be made to Center's joint Directors: Song Xi Chen ( or Zhi Geng (

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Center for Statistical Science, Science Building No. 5
Peking University
No. 5 Yiheyuan Road
Haidian District, Beijing, 100871

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