Assistant Professor, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science – Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Stony Brook University
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Assistant Professor, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science – Applied Mathematics and Statistics, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Location: Stony Brook, NY

Open Date:
Nov 03, 2022

Mar 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Stony Brook University’s Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with an expected start date of Fall 2023. Exceptionally qualified candidates in all areas of statistics and data science are invited to apply; particularly encouraged are those in areas of Statistical Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and their applications. The ideal candidate will have superb communication skills that enable effective collaboration, mentoring, and teaching.

The Assistant Professor will be responsible for teaching and conducting scholarly research. The Department values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for all students. We strongly encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply.

Anticipated Start Date: August 17, 2023


Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Statistics, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related field and should have a strong record of scholarly research.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in teaching excellence and have a very high potential for leading an outstanding research program and for securing research support. Evidence of expertise in data science and statistical machine learning, including experience with prototyping statistical and machine learning solutions, experience with data visualization tools, cloud services, and/or relational databases

Application Instructions

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Applications received by February 28, 2023 will receive full consideration. Candidates who apply on or after March 1, 2023 will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The below documents are required and must be submitted through Interfolio.

1) Cover Letter
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Research Statement
4) Teaching Statement
5) At least three letters of recommendation

All application materials must be submitted online. Please use the Apply Now button to begin your application.

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For questions regarding this position, please contact search chair, Professor Wei Zhu at

Special Notes:

This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.