Assistant Professor - Statistics

School/Institution:University Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, Madrid

Discipline: Statistics

Employment Type:Full-time


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Assistant Professor positions

The Department of Statistics at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) invites applications for up to two full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor positions ,.

Job requirements include:

  • An excellent track record of research experience in any of the areas of the Department (Econometrics, Operations Research, Probability and Statistics), reflected in high-quality internationally refereed publications.
  • A PhD in related fields by the expected start date.
  • Demonstrated high-quality teaching experience and / or proven didactic skills.
  • Excellent proficiency in English (written and verbal, as faculty are expected to teach courses in English, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels).

Conditions of employment include:

  • A contract subject to internal evaluations, with the prospect of becoming a tenured Associate Professor (Profesor Titular), subject to Spanish and University regulations.
  • The salary corresponds to that of an Associate Professor in Spanish public universities.
  • UC3M (see is a high-ranking young (founded in 1989) research-oriented public Spanish university. The Department of Statistics (see, which has about 35 full-time faculty members with a broad variety of research interests, mostly within Statistics, but also in Econometrics and in Operations Research, is committed to excellent standards in teaching and research.
  • The Department is in charge of teaching Statistics related courses in most undergraduate degrees offered by UC3M, spanning the Schools of Engineering, Social Sciences, and Humanities.
  • The Department is involved as well in a number of postgraduate programs, especially the Master in Statistics for Data Science and the Master in Big Data Analytics, and in a PhD program. A large share of courses are taught in English.

Foreign applicants must have valid documentation to work in Spain before starting.

Applicants should send the following by email to (to which queries can also be addressed):

  • A cover letter including statements of research and teaching interests and goals.
  • A curriculum vitae.
  • At least two letters of reference, to be sent by letter writers to the above address.

The Department will invite short-listed candidates for an interview and to present a research seminar, both possibly online.

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