University of Maryland Baltimore County, Mathematics/Statistics

911 21039Position ID: UMBC-SECSTAT [#21039, 115291]
Position Title: Inaugural Sinha Ennovate Endowed Chair in Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Baltimore, Maryland 21250, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2023/01/15 11:59PMhelp popup (accepting applications )
Position Description:    

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) seeks applications and nominations to the position of inaugural Sinha Endowed Chair in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics to begin in Fall 2023. The position is made possible by an endowment by the family of Professor Bimal K. Sinha, the founder of the Statistics Program at UMBC and a matching grant from the Maryland E-nnovation Initiative Fund (MEIF), administered by the Maryland Department of Commerce. Announcement of this $1.8 million endowment can be found at

We are looking for a senior scholar in any field of statistics in order to take over the leadership of our thriving Statistics program. The applicant should have an outstanding record of research, teaching and professional service, and a proven record of obtaining external funding, with a demonstrated commitment to the diversity and excellence of the department in teaching, mentoring, and service. The tenured appointment will be at least at the level of associate professor, commensurate with experience.

We welcome letters of interest or nominations which would include a cover letter, CV, and names of three distinguished references. A complete application should also include a summary of current research program, teaching statement, a vision and plan for the enhancement of the Statistics program at UMBC, and a statement of commitment to inclusive excellence in higher education. The inclusive excellence statement should include an explanation of the candidate’s commitment and demonstrated or potential ability to contribute to diversity, inclusion, and equity in teaching, mentoring, recruiting, and departmental climate. All application materials should be submitted at Application received by January 15, 2023 will be given full consideration. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The UMBC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. UMBC values gender, ethnic and racial diversity; women, members of ethnic minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. UMBC is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic careers.

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Contact: Maggie Kennedy, 410-455-2412
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