Open rank faculty positions in Statistics

The School of Applied Mathematics at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV EMAp) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, invites applications for open-rank faculty positions in Statistics.

We are looking for established researchers (associate/full professor) or outstanding young researchers (assistant professor). Applications are welcome from applicants who have demonstrated research and teaching expertise, with focus in (but not limited to) the following areas: Bayesian and computational statistics, statistical learning and statistical methods.

The successful candidate is expected to publish in high impact journals, supervise research (postgraduate) students, teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels (a usual teaching load consists of two graduate courses and one undergraduate course per year), and provide service to the department and institution. Peer-reviewed external funding is expected to be obtained and sustained. Industrial partnerships are also strongly encouraged.

 

Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Statistics or a closely related discipline, at the time of the appointment. At the assistant professor level, the applicant is expected to have a compatible track of publications and strong potential for publishing in top ranked journals. At higher levels (associate or full professor) the applicant is expected to have an established line of research with a strong publication record, proven ability to attract external funding, and an established research network.

The successful candidate will also possess excellent communication and presentation skills, being capable of teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students across our portfolio of courses. Fluence in Portuguese is desirable, but not required. However, by the beginning of the second year, the applicant may be required to teach in Portuguese.

 

Salary, benefits, and funding

Monthly salary ranges from R$ 18.367,44 to R$ 35.689,70. The benefits include health and dental plans, support for young children’s education and private pension fund. There is also the possibility to apply internally for core-funded projects and student fellowships.

 

Application

Applicants should send their applications to: emap_position@fgv.br including:

1. a cover letter describing their experience, interests, and suitability for the position;

2. a curriculum vitae;

3. teaching statement;

4. research statement;

5. electronic version of up to three publications or preprints (assistant professor) or top five publications (associate or full professor) in the past 5 years.

Applicants must also arrange for three reference letters to be sent directly by the referees to emap_position@fgv.br before the deadline.

To be considered at the associate or full professor level, the candidate should include evidence of experience in directing graduate students. Applications received by August 10, 2022, will receive full consideration. Selected individuals will be contacted for an interview by August 15, 2022. Interviews will be scheduled starting from August 20, 2022 and will be held in person, when possible.

Further enquiries should be sent to Prof. Cesar Camacho, Head of the School, by email emap @fgv.br

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