Academic Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor in Statistics

Applications are invited for a Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington. This appointment is for a full-time position with a 9-month service period (September 16 - June 15) and an anticipated start date of September 16, 2024. We encourage applicants whose interests align with our commitment to fostering diversity and inclusivity to apply. All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Washington State Law requires that this ad list a binding salary range. The base salary range for this position will be $11,668 - $14,446 per month on a 9-month basis ($105,012 - $130,014 annually), commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

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Assistant Teaching Professor in Statistics

Applications are invited for a non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position in Statistics. This is a full-time position with a 9-month service period (September 16 – June 15), commencing no earlier than September 16, 2024.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both introductory and advanced undergraduate levels, and to engage in a thoughtful and modern approach to statistical pedagogy.

The Department of Statistics at the University of Washington (UW) is a nationwide leader in statistics research and education.  The successful candidate will join a growing group of over 25 full-time faculty members who are deeply involved in growing and diversifying the data science and statistics curriculum offered by the department. 

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Acting Assistant Professor in Statistics

Applications are invited for a non-tenure track Acting Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington. This is a full-time position with a 9-month service period (September 16 - June 15) and an anticipated start date of September 16, 2024.

The Department of Statistics is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with this commitment.

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Lecturer Part-Time - Temporary

Applications are invited for a Lecturer Part-Time - Temporary position in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington.

This appointment is for a part-time temporary position, with either a quarterly (September 16 - December 15 for Autumn quarter, December 16 - March 15 for Winter quarter, or March 16 - June 15 for Spring quarter) or a 9-month (September 16 - June 15) service period, depending on departmental needs. 

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Statistics Graders and Tutors

Applications are invited for Graders and Tutors in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington.

These are hourly appointments open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Appointments are made on a quarterly basis. Current pay rates can be found here.

Graders provide diverse services as course assistants. Duties typically include grading student papers and examinations, consultation with instructors and other duties as assigned.

Tutors provide support and guidance to further undergraduate Statistical education in all introductory Statistics courses. For more information on this program, please visit this page.

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Research Papers

Kentaro Hoffman, Kai Zhang, Tyler McCormick, Jan Hannig
Published 2/26/2024
In this paper, we demonstrate that a new measure of evidence we developed called the Dempster-Shafer p-value which allow for insights and interpretations which retain most of the structure of the p-value while covering for some of the disadvantages that traditional p- values face. Moreover, we show through classical large-sample bounds and…
Lars van der Laan, Marco Carone, Alex Luedtke
Published 2/2/2024
We introduce efficient plug-in (EP) learning, a novel framework for the estimation of heterogeneous causal contrasts, such as the conditional average treatment effect and conditional relative risk. The EP-learning framework enjoys the same oracle-efficiency as Neyman-orthogonal learning strategies, such as DR-learning and R-learning, while addressing…
Thomas S. Richardson, James M. Robins
Published 1/24/2024
In this note we give proofs for results relating to the Instrumental Variable (IV) model with binary response $Y$ and binary treatment $X$, but with an instrument $Z$ with $K$ states. These results were originally stated in Richardson & Robins (2014), "ACE Bounds; SEMS with Equilibrium Conditions," arXiv:1410.0470.

Recent News

We are pleased to announce that the Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application (ARSIA) is publishing the article Manifold Learning: What, How, and Why, co-authored by Marina Meila, Professor of…
Congratulations to Professor Daniela Witten, who gave the Spring 2024 Jon A. Wellner Lecture, entitled “Data Thinning and Its Applications” on January 30, 2024, at the University of Idaho. The Jon A…
Congratulations to UW Statistics Ph.D. student, Ronak Mehta for being selected to give a spotlight presentation at ICLR for his paper entitled, “Distributing Robust Optimization with Bias and…