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The Department of Statistics in the Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver invites applications from outstanding new investigators for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of statistical machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024 or January 1, 2025.

This position is offered as part of a new,...

Applications for the 2023 academic year is now closed!!! The next application round will open Feb/March 2024

The Department of Statistics is hiring several TA and marker positions for 2023.

Positions may be available for:

DSCI 100 – Introduction to Data Science

DSCI 310 -  Reproducible and Trustworthy Workflows for Data Science

Stat 200 – Elementary Statistics for Applications

Stat 201 - Statistical Inference for Data Science

Stat 203...

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Oct 25 2023 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm


This year’s recipients of the Dr. John and Barbara Petkau Scholarships are Wanqing Hu and Chenyue Qian.

Congratulations to Nirupama Tamvada, the recipient of the Rick White Award for the UBC academic year 2022.

Nirupama has had the opportunity to work on fruitful collaborations related to biomedical data. She worked in collaboration with...

The Statistics Department offers several types of free statistical consultation, via STAT 551, SOS and STAT 450/550, as follows:

  • STAT 551: Term 1 only, open to anyone, via students in STAT 551 mentored by faculty; accepting...

Congratulations to UBC Statistics M.Sc. student Xinyuan (Chloe) You for winning the CSSC Oral Presentation Competition. Chloe’s talk on "Regularized Relative Risk Regression for High-...

Congratulations to our Associate Professor Daniel McDonald on his role as the Regional Representative on the board of directors representing Alberta, British Columbia, and Yukon of the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC). His new role began...

Our department is thrilled to be welcoming two new faculty colleagues: Katie Burak and G. Alexi Rodríguez-Arelis.