Mathematical Sciences, University of Cincinnati

Position ID: Cincinnati-TTAPSTATS [#10884, TT AP Stat 2018]
Position Title: Assistant Professor (in Statistics)
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0025, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Starting Date: 2018/08/15
Application Deadline: 2018/02/01** finished (posted 2017/09/29, finished 2018/08/05)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Applications are invited for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Statistics

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in statistics with research emphasis in statistical and computational methods for big data or related areas. The appointment will begin on August 15, 2018.

The Department has a strong graduate program, which includes MS and PhD degrees in statistics. The department is dedicated to excellence in both research and teaching. Statistics faculty in the department are involved in both methodological and interdisciplinary research. They have diverse areas of research interests, which include scalable Bayesian methods and statistical methods for massive or complex data, in general, and high-dimensional data analysis, statistical machine learning, uncertainty quantification, and analysis of network data, in particular.

The job duties include maintaining an active research program in statistics, mentoring graduate students, teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses in statistics and related areas, and providing service to the Department such as serving on departmental committees. The normal teaching load for research-active faculty is 6 credit hours per semester with a 25% reduction for new faculty in each of the first 2 years and a reduced service role.

The position requires a PhD degree in statistics, or a related field with a focus on statistics, awarded by August 14, 2018. Candidates must apply online via the UC recruitment system ( Search Requisition #23041), complete the diversity and inclusion statement, and upload the following documents to either the UC recruitment system or here on cover letter; current curriculum vitae; research statement which includes plans and experience (if applicable); and a teaching statement which includes philosophy and experience (if applicable). Candidates must also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted via, or sent via email to Review of applicants will begin on December 1, 2017. Inquiries concerning the position should be directed to, Dr. Siva Sivaganesan, the Search Committee Chair, or Dr. Shuang Zhang, Head, Department of Mathematical Sciences.

The University of Cincinnati is an urban, public, comprehensive Research I institution, committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining an academically and culturally diverse faculty. The University has active Faculty Associations representing various minority groups. It has an institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. The University is located in a vibrant city with an active arts scene, national sports teams, and other opportunities for a satisfying work-life balance. The Department of Mathematical Sciences, as a part of The University of Cincinnati, embraces diversity and inclusion as core values that empower individuals to transform their lives and achieve their highest potential. For more information please visit the following sites: and

The University of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. We actively seek a broad spectrum of candidates including women, people of color, people with disabilities and veterans.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Cincinnati,
PO Box 210025
OH 45221-0025

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