Department of Mathematical Sciences, Michigan Technological University

Position ID: 546-STT [#3233]
Position Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor - Statistics
Position Location: Houghton, Michigan 49931, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2012/03/30 finished (posted 2011/10/13, finished 2012/07/09, listed until 2012/03/30)
Position Description:    

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Michigan Technological University
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Tenure-track Position in Statistics

Applications are invited for two tenure-track faculty positions in Statistics. The specific area of research is open, but candidates with research interests in statistical genetics, computational statistics, Bayesian statistics, or functional data analysis are especially encouraged to apply. Consulting experience is desirable. Appointment is anticipated at the rank of assistant professor, although highly qualified candidates may be considered for appointment at the rank of associate professor.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers BS, MS, and PhD programs. Current faculty have expertise in applied and computational mathematics; combinatorics, algebra, and number theory; and statistics and probability. Faculty are expected to have an active research program, seek external funding, and provide excellent teaching. Teaching loads are very competitive.

The position starts 20 August 2012, and candidates must complete all requirements for the PhD in Statistics or a related field by that date. Review of applications will begin 1 December 2011; candidates applying by that date are assured full consideration. Interested candidates should submit a vita, three letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses teaching), a description of proposed research program, and a statement of teaching interests through

In addition to the present search, a University search to fill ten growth positions in "Transportation" and "Water" is underway and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a separate application following the "How to Apply" guidelines at

Michigan Tech is also an ADVANCE institution, located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM. For more information, please visit our ADVANCE web page at

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer/educational institution. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

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Contact: Jeanne Meyers
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Department of Mathematical Sciences
Fisher 319
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
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