General Information: The Center for Statistical Science at Peking University is a cross-campus center for statistical science. Members of the Center consist of statistical faculties from several schools within PKU. The goals of the Center are to integrate statistical faculties across different schools in producing high quality statistical research and engaging in cross-discipline collaborations within this leading university in China. Since its establishment in 2010, the Center has recruited over 10 faculties. There are more than 20 additional faculties affiliated with the Center on the main campus of PKU.
Position Description: Multiple Open Rank tenure-track or tenured positions in Statistics/Data Science and related fields, with expected starting date in the summer of 2021.
There are multiple open rank tenure-track or tenured positions joint with Department of Probability and Statistics (DPS) and Department of Financial Mathematics (DFM), School of Mathematical Science. The position with DPS can be in either Statistics or Probability while the preference is given to the area of Statistics. Interested candidate may enquire with Prof. Fang Yao (firstname.lastname@example.org) for details of the position and the selection criteria.
There is an open rank tenure-track or tenured position in the area of modern computation-driven statistics with a close connection to Business Analytics jointly with Department of Business Statistics and Econometrics, Guanghua School of Management. Interested candidate may enquire with Prof. Song-Xi Chen (email@example.com) or Prof. Hansheng Wang (firstname.lastname@example.org) for details of the position and the selection criteria.
The candidates are required to have Ph.D. in Statistics or related fields, and will be expected to pursue innovative research in broadly defined areas of Statistics/Data Science (including Actuarial Science, Mathematical Finance, Bioinformatics, Artificial Intelligence etc.) at the highest level; to establish an internationally reputable program; to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Cross-appointments with other schools, such as Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Medicine etc. are possible and upon negotiation.
Application Deadline: December 1, 2020. The positions remain open until they are filled.
Application Procedure: All candidates should submit their cover letter, CV, three reference letters via Academic Online at (preferred) or by email to email@example.com. Candidate should specify clearly in the cover letter which position he/she would like to apply.
Duties & Responsibilities: Research, teaching, graduate student supervision, collaborative research. Teaching is conducted in Chinese and/or English.
Qualifications: Ph. D. in Statistics or related fields, strong research background or potential, good communication skills and interest in teaching.
Salary Range: Regionally competitive salary depending on the level of appointment and experience.
Benefits: In additional to the standard benefits for faculties at PKU, a settling down allowance and a start-up grant will be provided.
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org