University of Missouri, Department of Statistics

Position ID: 2141-SPORT [#14395]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Columbia, Missouri 65211, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics (Sports Analytics)
Application Deadline: 2019/11/21help popup finished (2019/09/04, finished 2020/03/23, listed until 2019/11/21)
Position Description:    

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

Assistant Professor Department of Statistics University of Missouri

Position Description The Department of Statistics at the University of Missouri invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor. We seek creative statisticians with an interest in developing novel methodology in sports analytics in conjunction with spatio-temporal statistics, environmental and ecological statistics, federal statistics, biostatistics, or machine learning. Candidates should have a strong methodological foundation and have a demonstrated commitment to creating innovative approaches, theoretically sound methodology, and computational tools.

Applicants from all areas of statistics are encouraged to apply, though preference will be given to the research areas listed above. A doctorate in statistics or biostatistics or related field by August 15, 2020, excellence in teaching, outstanding research potential, and excellent communication skills are required.

The review of applicants will begin on November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online through at,(#XXXXX) submitting all application materials including a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, contact information for three reference letters, and a diversity statement that describes the candidate’s experiences, commitment, and goals in regards to incorporating an understanding of diversity/multiculturalism in research, teaching, and mentoring.

Questions concerning the position can be sent to:

Prof. Scott Holan Chair of Search Committee Department of Statistics University of Missouri

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
University of Missouri
Dept. of Statistics
146 Middlebush Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
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