Stanford University, Department of Statistics

Position ID:Stanford-Department of Statistics-STEIN1 [#25805]
Position Title: Stein Fellow in Statistics or Probability
Position Type:Fellowship or award
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Probability
Appl Deadline:2023/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2023/09/19, finished 2024/03/18)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Statistics at Stanford University seeks applicants for a non-tenure track Stein Fellow position, for two years with possible extension to three years.

The Stein Fellowship is designed to be a career building step for new scholars. Our intention is to develop the next generation of leaders in statistics and related disciplines by offering a unique opportunity for the best young scholars to develop their expertise in both teaching and research. Opportunities will be offered for the fellow to participate in some of the department's on-going research projects on statistical theory & methods as well as their applications to diverse subject areas. The Stein Fellow will have a light teaching load -- two one quarter courses will be taught each academic year.

Applicants should have demonstrated strong research abilities and exhibit a commitment to teaching and mentoring. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in statistics, data science, computer science, mathematics, or a related discipline at the time of appointment. The appointment is expected to begin on September 1, 2024.

Candidates should apply here through Academic Jobs Online and submit:

• A cover letter

● Curriculum vitae (including a complete publication list)

● A research and teaching statement (no more than three single-spaced pages)

● Up to 2 representative publications or preprints

● Names of three references who will be contacted upon submission of application

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2023. Applications must be received by December 15, 2023, to be guaranteed consideration.

Further information on Stanford’s Department of Statistics and other related searches may be found at Inquiries may be directed to

The Statistics Department, School of Humanities and Sciences and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals.

The salary for this position is $100,829 for academic year 2023–24. Stanford University has provided pay information representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the qualifications of the selected candidate, budget availability, and internal equity. Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.

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390 Jane Stanford Way
Stanford, CA 94070