Department of Statistics, Stanford University

Position ID:Stanford-Department of Statistics-STEIN [#7947]
Position Title: Stein Fellow in Statistics (non-tenure track)
Position Type:Fellowship or award
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Probability
Appl Deadline:2016/12/11 finished (posted 2016/09/14, finished 2017/03/13, listed until 2017/03/14)
Position Description:    

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

The Statistics Department 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. A PhD in Statistics or a related area is required. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, a statement of research and teaching interests (no more than 3 pages, combined), graduate transcripts, not more than one preprint/reprint, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted. Applications and letters should be submitted online at Questions may be submitted to

Evaluation of applicants will begin November 16, 2016. Applications must be received by December 11, 2016 to be guaranteed consideration.

The Stanford Statistics department currently has 22 regular faculty members, as well as a distinguished group of emeriti. Many professors have joint appointments in other departments, including positions in mathematics, economics, the School of Medicine, the School of Engineering, the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, and the Graduate School of Education. The varied research in the department integrates core statistical theory, mathematics, computing, algorithms, and applications to many scientific disciplines. More information on the department can be found on its website:

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Statistics
390 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-4065

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