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Two of Our Faculty Named as Fellows of the American Statistical Association

Congratulations to both Peter Bentler (Distinguished Professor) and Catherine Sugar (Associate Professor in Biostatistics) who have both been named as Fellows of the American Statistical Association (ASA). The decision to grant this honor to an ASA member is based on the member’s contribution to the field of statistics, the ASA and society at large. Only about one-third of one percent of the ASA membership receive this honor each year.

Summer Session 2015 Classes Announced

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Full-time Lecturer for 2015-2016 Academic Year

The UCLA Department of Statistics seeks a full-time lecturer with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching statistics to fill a one-year temporary position for the 2015-2016 academic year starting on July 1, 2015. Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. in Statistics, a demonstrated excellence in teaching, knowledge of and experience with R, experience in applied statistics, and a commitment to excellent undergraduate teaching. Lecturers are expected to continue scholarly work, either through research in statistics education, research in statistics, statistical consulting, or other scholarly activities, and candidates should discuss their chosen pursuits in their cover letter.

Reviews for the position will commence on June 16, 2015 and will close on June 30. Interested applicants should apply by submitting a CV and cover letter to UCLA Academic Recruit at:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

All inquiries may be sent to: 

Robert Gould

Vice-Chair of Undergraduate Studies

UCLA Department of Statistics