Department of Statistics of Middle East Technical University (METU) invites applications for faculty positions(1) at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professorship level. Applicants are expected to have a solid research background with a strong publication record in one of the current applied/theoretical research areas of the department:


  • Sampling and Survey Design
  • Spatial Statistics
  • Big Data
  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Multivariate Statistics
  • Nonparametric Estimation
  • Statistical Machine Learning


or any other field that may strongly interact with the department’s ongoing research efforts.


Members of the department are expected to pursue a vigorous research program, attract external research funding, and contribute strongly to the department’s teaching program both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A proven record of good command of written and spoken English is also required as this is the medium of instruction in all METU programs. Interested candidates are invited to submit an application package including a CV, publication list, outline of current and future research interests, teaching philosophy, and name and address of two recommenders, who may provide a detailed assessment of the candidate’s academic achievements.


Send the application package (application form and reference letters) to the secretariat of the department at neseb@metu.edu.tr


Deadline for Applications: August 10, 2017.


Your application form (i.e single PDF file that you will upload) should contain the followings

  1. The most recent CV
  2. A publication list
  3. Outline of current and future research interests, teaching philosophy
  4. Two reference letters

(1)  Offer of position is subject to the sanction of the relevant government agency.