The department is looking for candidates for integration into it's academic staff starting October 2017. Last deadline for application is November 30, 2016.
The Department of Statistics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for an anticipated opening of a tenure-track position at all levels, beginning October 1st, 2017. Both senior and junior outstanding applicants, including those about to receive their Ph.D. degree, are encouraged to apply.
Applicants should have a strong background in statistics. Candidates having a degree in computer science, mathematics, mathematical finance and actuary, or electrical engineering in directions associated with statistics are also encouraged to apply. Relevant research areas in the field of statistics may include: applied statistics, mathematical statistics, biostatistics, stochastic operations research, applied probability. Other relevant research areas may include: computational statistics, machine learning, data mining, computational biology, probabilistic algorithms, mathematical finance and actuarial science.
Candidates are expected to have a strong interest and a track record in research, outstanding academic credentials, and a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. Postdoctoral research experience is highly recommended, although we will consider exceptional candidates without postdoctoral experience. Since the language of instruction at the Hebrew University is Hebrew, only candidates who have a working knowledge of the language, or intend to acquire one within a reasonably short time, will be considered.
The Department is especially interested in candidates in areas related to big data/data science. Experience or interest in big data social science applications is a plus.
The Department of Statistics comprises of 11 faculty members with a wide range of research interests, and administers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. programs in applied statistics, mathematical statistics, biostatistics and operations research. Joint undergraduate programs exist with various other departments such as Economics, Business, Psychology and new program with Computer Sciences.
More information may be found at http://stat.huji.ac.il/. For information about the Hebrew University, please visit http://www.huji.ac.il/.
Application is open already and is available via HUJI Tenure Track-Position System. The deadline for application is November 30, 2016.
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