Assistant Professor, Data Science – Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Stony Brook University
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Assistant Professor, Data Science – Applied Mathematics and Statistics, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Location: Stony Brook, NY

Open Date:

Feb 13, 2023


Mar 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Stony Brook University’s Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics invites applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions 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. The ideal candidate will have superb communication skills that enable effective collaboration, mentoring, and teaching.

The selected candidate(s) will be responsible for teaching and conducting scholarly research, and service to the department and Stony Brook University. The Department values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for all students.

Anticipated Start Date: Fall 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:

Candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching. High potential for leading an outstanding research program and securing research support. Evidence of expertise in data science, experience with data visualization tools, cloud services, and/or relational databases.

Application Instructions

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Applications received by March 31, 2023 will receive full consideration. Candidates who apply on or after April 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) Three letters of recommendation

All application materials must be submitted online. Please use the Apply Now button to begin your application. For technical support, visit Interfolio’s Support Site ( or reach out to their Scholar Service Team at or (877) 997-8807.

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.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

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Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.