Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon Statistics & Data Science is world-renowned for the significance of its contributions to statistical theory and practice and for its outstanding interdisciplinary applied research.

Faculty in the department are engaged in a wide range of theoretical, methodological and collaborative research. Current research by our faculty is helping to make fundamental advances in neuroscience, cosmology, networks, finance, genetics, public policy, high-dimensional inference, and theory and methods at the intersection of statistics and machine learning. Collaboration, both within the department and across the university, is a core value of the department and a hallmark of the research work of our faculty.

The department boasts a very friendly and energetic working environment, and is dedicated to fostering, mentoring and supporting its community. The department is also widely recognized for advancing the teaching of Statistics & Data Science and for the excellence of our undergraduate program, with a large number of undergraduate majors and popular joint undergraduate programs in statistics and economics, and in statistics and machine learning. We also have two successful master’s programs and a thriving Ph.D. program that attract exceptional students from around the world.

We're Hiring!

Assistant Professor

The Department of Statistics & Data Science invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in Fall 2023. The Department seeks strong candidates in all areas of statistics and data science, as well as related interdisciplinary fields. Potential areas of interest include but are not limited to finance, social sciences, physical sciences and statistical computing. Excellent candidates with other research interests will also be considered and are highly encouraged to apply. Applications received by December 1st, 2022 are guaranteed to receive full consideration.

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