Open Positions

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Faculty Positions 

Tenure and Tenure-Track Faculty

  • The Department of Statistics and Data Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in Fall 2023, subject to the availability of funding.  More information about the position and instructions for submitting an application are available here. Applications must be submitted on or before November 17, 2022 for full consideration.

Instructional Faculty

  • There are no open positions at this time.

 


Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions 

Postdoctoral fellows in the Department of Statistics and Data Sciences are recent graduates of Ph.D. programs who do research in statistics, data science and related fields under the mentorship of one or more of our faculty members. Typically, fellows are appointed for a period of 1-2 years.

  • Postdoctoral fellowship in surrogate marker methods development with Associate Professor Layla Parast.  The fellow will have the opportunity to develop and apply statistical methods for identifying and using surrogate markers in diabetes research.  Qualifications:  PhD in Statistics/Biostatistics or similar field is required; prior research experience in survival analysis, causal inference, and nonparametric methods is preferred.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Potential candidates should send a copy of their CV to parast@austin.utexas.edu.  More information is available here.
  • Postdoctoral fellowship in Data Science with Professor Roger Peng. This position provides candidates with the opportunity to conduct research in the theory of data analytic practice and to expand the training of data analysis to large audiences. Qualifications: PhD in statistics, biostatistics, computer science, genomics, bioinformatics, or related data intensive field; Experience teaching hands-on data analysis skills in R required. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter including a brief description of an experience teaching data analysis or any other relevant curriculum; (2) a CV and; (3) a link to their GitHub profile, if available, to roger.peng@austin.utexas.edu. Further details about this position can be found here.

 


Graduate Student Positions 

Teaching Assistant 

The Department of Statistics and Data Sciences regularly hires The University of Texas at Austin graduate students to serve as teaching assistants for our undergraduate courses. Applicants for these positions should have a strong background in statistics and/or data science.

  • The Spring 2023 application can be found here.
 

Do not contact instructors or staff directly about positions. We will notify you if you are selected for an interview or position. Please do not submit an application until you know your schedule. 

 


Undergraduate Student Positions

Undergraduate Course Assistants

The Department of Statistics and Data Sciences regularly hires The University of Texas at Austin undergraduate students who have completed specific courses to serve as an undergraduate teaching assistant for the course.  In addition, the department employs undergraduate student assistants to support the main office operations.

  • There are no open positions at this time.
 

Do not contact instructors or staff directly about positions. We will notify you if you are selected for an interview or position. Please do not submit an application until you know your schedule. Applicants for undergraduate teaching assistants for a particular course must have completed the course in a previous semester and received a grade of A or A-.