University of Florida
Largest list of academic positions at large universities, including postdoc listings. Industry listings are included, often in biostatistics.
Includes medium- and large-university positions. Application deadlines and degree requirements are listed on the front page, rather than just in the detailed job descriptions.
AMS (American Mathematical Society)
Posts many positions, sometimes at a rate of several per day, with particular emphasis on small colleges looking for one or two statisticians for a math department. Use keyword “statistics” to pare listings down.
Subset of AMS listings, though sometimesincludes unique posts.
Biz School Jobs
Mixture of postings for academic administration (deans, provosts, program directors) and faculty positions. Most positions are not directly related to statistics, though there are some quantitative industry positions posted.
Chronicle of Higher Education
Emphasizes smaller schools. Does not have a biostat category; however, listings are sparse enough for browsing.
IMS (Institute of Mathematical Statistics)
Sparse listings of faculty positions, often with an emphasis on research. Site features great search tools, but usually not enough listings to require complicated searches.
Public Health Jobs
Administered by the Association of Schools of Public Health. Includes many jobs outside of the US. Advanced
search allows listings to be narrowed by location and industry.
Public Health Employment Connection
Administered by the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory. Often has dozens of new postings per day. Search functionality is not sophisticated, but allows narrowing by location and industry.
American Public Health Association
Primarily biostatistics listings in the US and Canada.
Operations Research and Management
Science Operations research, decision science and other primarily for-profit research positions.
Administered by the American Psychological Association. Most jobs listed require specific psych credentials, but some statistical and psychometric positions are posted. Search functionality does not allow specifying this.
Academia and Industry
Statistical Association JobWeb
sure to search both the online
job list and the 65
Word Ads; they have different
postings. During the fall,
the sites focus on academia. At
other times of year, the lists
are more industry-focused.
Not to be confused with
the AMS database, this site sorts
posts by country. The majority
of listings are from Austria,
China (including Hong Kong and
Macau), Germany, Switzerland,
the UK, and the US.
Carolina State University
blog set-up, with broad category
tags (“Academic,” “Biostatistician,”
“Financial,” etc.) and simple
search functionality. Postings
tend to be for southern and mid-Atlantic
Blog format, can be filtered by region or industry type. Can be searched by location and keywords. Many international listings.
University of Washington-Seattle
list with only simple search functionality. Most
listings appear in other databases.
Society of Canada
Only a few
new posts per month, all for jobs
group focuses on biotech,
marketing, and IT positions, while
group focuses on banking and
finance. Both groups are
administered by inVentiv, but
operate independent of one another.
for math PhDs, though most of jobs
allow for statistics PhDs. Postings
heavily emphasize business, especially
credit and collections. The
site includes listings for all
education levels (from call-center
workers up through doctorate-level
Emphasis on quantitative
analysis and modeling.
Primarily features SAS
programming jobs, though some
analytic positions are included.
range of business positions. Many,
but not all, involve SAS.
Most government listings are not posted in standard job databases. See our guide
to careers in government.