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Assistant Professor of Statistics

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Assistant Professor of Statistics

Effective Date

August 19, 2019 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Statistics with experience using Bayesian Methods in Data Science and Machine Learning .
  • Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2019.
  • A strong research record including peer-reviewed publications in Statistics.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at the college level.
  • Ability and willingness to engage in committee work and other service activities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.


Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Successful research experience at the post-doctoral level.
  • Significant record of research publications in Statistics.
  • Demonstrated potential for developing and maintaining an externally funded research program involving students.
  • Experience in interdisciplinary research and in industrial applications.
  • Successful teaching experience at the college level.
  • Experience or interest in developing undergraduate curriculum in applied statistics and data science.
  • Complement the existing strengths in the Statistics program.
  • Successful experiences working with a diverse student population.



  • Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Statistics, including late afternoon or evening graduate level courses.
  • Engage in ongoing research which leads to periodic publications in refereed journals.
  • Develop curriculum in Statistics.
  • Develop community relations with local industry to establish partnerships of benefit to students.
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.


CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. 


Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:


Required Documentation

  • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of research interests and goals
  • Three current letters of recommendation
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form and an official transcript


All application materials shall be submitted electronically at


Requests for information should be addressed to:


Dr. Tangan Gao, Chair

California State University, Long Beach

                                                          Department of Mathematics and Statistics                                                      

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-1001


(562) 985-4721 or

Application Deadline

Review of applications to begin December 3, 2018

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)





A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.


The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.




CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status.   CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.