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Faculty positions in statistics and data science
miércoles, 18 de septiembre de 2019

The Faculty of Engineering and Sciences of Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez has great pleasure in inviting researchers to apply for up to four (4) open rank faculty positions in the area of Statistics to start on March 1st 2020.
Job description
FES seeks outstanding researchers who have expertise in both theory and applications, and who show great interest in working with real data. The hiring committee especially encourages applications from scholars working in the areas of machine learning, statistical learning theory, algorithm design, statistical computing, Bayesian statistics, text analytics, big data analytics, high-dimensional statistics or spatial analytics. Faculty members at FES are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to statistics and related fields, in Spanish and/or English, supervise theses, conduct high quality research, publish in top international journals, submit research proposals to national, international and multinational funding organizations, and participate in outreach activities. FES also encourages and welcomes technological transfer and research in collaboration with the industry and the government. The salary depends on the qualifications of the chosen candidate. As a reference, a starting Assistant Professor should expect a basic annual remuneration ranging between US$ 48.000 and US$ 65.000 (before taxes). This salary does not include potential stipends from grants, startup packages or research contracts. Candidates need not be fluent in Spanish at the moment of applying. They must have excellent oral and written communication skills, a great aptitude for teamwork, and a marked academic interest in high quality education and research. Requirements include a PhD degree in a field related to Statistics or Data Science. At FES we believe that diversity broadens our research scope and enhances the quality of our education, so we highly encourage women, international scholars and minorities to apply for this position.
Application instructions
Applications should be turned in by October 15th, 2019 to ensure full consideration, but the search will continue until the positions have been filled.
Candidates should submit the following information via email to Esta dirección de correo electrónico está protegida contra los robots de spam, necesita tener Javascript activado para poder verla (e-mail subject: Job Position in Statistics), including at least:

1. Statement of purpose (in English) indicating your merits for the vacancy, and your plans in the areas of research and teaching in which you are interested.
2. Curriculum vitae, which must at least include: contact information, educational background, educational and/or professional experience, and a list of publications in scientific journals.
3. Name, position and contact information of at least three people who can submit a recommendation letter in case you are shortlisted.
4. Availability to work in the campus of Santiago, Viña del Mar or both. The candidate may also be asked to give a lecture about his/her current research topics and/or to hold interviews with the Dean and members of the Faculty of Engineering and Sciences. Interviews may be done by electronic means, if necessary.