Faculty Hiring

Tenured and Tenure-track Faculty

The Cornell University Department of Statistical Science (DSS) in the college of Computing and Information Science (CIS) has multiple tenured and tenure-track faculty positions available at its Ithaca campus. Ithaca, NY is in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Both Cornell and Ithaca offer a vibrant cultural life and a wide range of sporting and outdoor activities with the pleasures of both city and country close at hand.

The Department of Statistical Science at Cornell University invites applications for faculty positions at all ranks (assistant, associate and full professor or Jacob Wolfowitz assistant visiting professor). Information about the Department of Statistical Science appears at http://stat.cornell.edu/

Applicants should have a research program in statistical methodology, theory, and/or computing, and data science. Exceptional candidates in all areas will be given serious consideration and should have research programs addressing contemporary problems such as those involving large and complex data; however, researcher with applications in the social sciences are particularly encouraged to apply.  Senior candidates must possess the potential for leadership in the research and teaching missions of the department as well as a commitment to interdisciplinary work. A PhD in statistics or related field is required and candidates must have demonstrated an ability to conduct outstanding research, and show promise for excellent teaching. 

All applicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, research and teaching statements and arrange to have at least three reference letters submitted electronically. Up to three relevant research publications may also be submitted. Application materials must be submitted at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12342

Application Deadline: Evaluation of applicants will begin November 10th and continue until the position is filled.

CIS and Cornell value diversity and seek candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.  

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


Position description:  The Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology Cornell University invites applications for a lecturer position. Information about the department appears at http://stat.cornell.edu/

Applicants should have demonstrated interest and excellence in teaching statistics at an introductory through advanced undergraduate level and leadership potential in Cornell’s statistics and data science educational missions. 

Qualifications: A MS in statistics or a closely related field is required and have prior experience teaching statistics (preferably at the college/university level).

Preferred Qualifications: A PhD in statistics or closely related field is and have prior experience teaching statistics (at the college/university level).

Salary and Benefits:  Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

This is a full-time, calendar year appointment. Appointments of lecturers are for periods of not more than three years and are renewable depending on funding and performance.

Applications and Starting Date:  Anticipated starting date will be negotiable. Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statements, statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion and arrange to have three reference letters submitted to Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12874. Inquiries should be sent to Giles Hooker, Search Committee Chair, gjh27@cornell.edu. Initial screening of applications will begin January 21, 2019 and will  continue until the position is filled.

Opportunity:  The lecturer will join a collaborative, interdisciplinary community on the main campus in Ithaca, New York. 

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.

We offer a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental leave and flexible work options.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.