Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Old Dominion University

Position ID: 902-ASST [#11293, F0706A, F0710A]
Position Title: Statistics - Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professors
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Norfolk, Virginia 23529, United States [map]
Subject Area: Big Data Analytics and Data Science
Starting Date: 2018/07/25
Application Deadline: 2017/12/15 (posted 2017/11/08, listed until 2018/01/09)
Position Description:    

Applications are invited for two tenure-track Assistant Professors in Statistics positions in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Old Dominion University (ODU), starting Fall 2018. The department is seeking outstanding scholars in some of the new emerging areas of Computational Statistics or Data Science with a demonstrated potential for excellent research and external funding, and commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. The successful person will have a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics or related fields and serve the university’s new initiative in Big Data Analytics and Data Science. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualification and experience. It is anticipated that the new faculty will expand the department course offerings and participate in the building of a strong academic program in Data Science at the graduate level. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is one of seven degree-granting departments in the College of Sciences and currently has 42 full-time faculty members, including 24 on the tenured/tenure track and 18 lecturers. The Department has robust undergraduate and graduate programs: a B.S. degree program in Mathematics with more than 170 undergraduate majors; and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees programs in Computational and Applied Mathematics with options in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Biostatistics with approximately 40 graduate students. The Department ranks in the top 16% of NSF's total and federally financed higher education R&D expenditures in the Mathematical Sciences. The Department receives substantial state support and peer-reviewed research grant support, from NSF, NASA, NIA, VDEQ, VSGC and other agencies. It is also supported by endowment funds. Many opportunities exist for collaboration and interaction with faculty members in the Department, other Departments of the College of Sciences and the University, the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC) of the University and at nearby institutions: Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS); the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA); the NASA-Langley Research Center; and the Jefferson Laboratory. Further information regarding the Department may be obtained at http://odu.edu/math/. Interested individuals should apply electronically at https://jobs.odu.edu/, and submit a letter of interest, a copy of curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, research and teaching statements, and three professional references. Review of the applications will begin on December 15, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled. Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Contact: Dr. Rao Chaganty
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Department of Mathematics & Statistics
2300 Engineering & Computational Sciences Building
Norfolk, VA 23529
Web Page: https://jobs.odu.edu/

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