Mississippi State University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: MissState-STAT22 [#19048]
Position Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computational Statistics/ Data Science
Application Deadline: (posted 2021/11/17, listed until 2022/05/17)
Position Description:    

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Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions (one at Assistant and the other at Associate Professor level) starting in August 2022. The requirements for the positions include a doctoral degree or a doctoral degree expected by no later than July 2022 in Computational Statistics or Data Science, a commitment to effective graduate and under- graduate teaching, and demonstrated success in research. To be considered at the Associate level, applicants must have experience in directing theses and dissertations and be established researchers. Essential duties and responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level courses, providing direction and effective leadership for M.S. and Ph.D. students, developing a substantial research program in any areas of statistics and data science, which may include but not limited to big data, data mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and engaging in departmental, university, and scientific community service functions. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

All applicants must apply online at www.msujobs.msstate.edu (PARF 503374) and attach a detailed curriculum vita/resume and a cover letter addressed to Chair, Statistics Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Mississippi State, MS 39762-9715. For full consideration, please also submit transcripts, a summary of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation.

The screening process will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers an M.S. degree in Statistics, a Ph.D. degree in Mathematical Sciences and will be contributing to the graduate program in Data Science of the University. Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary research and consulting in applied areas such as agricultural sciences, biological sciences, engineering, forestry, geo-sciences including remote sensing, and veterinary sciences, among others.

Condition of Employment: As required by Executive Order 14042, If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before beginning employment with the University.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Mississippi State University
P.O. Drawer MA
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Web Page: http://math.msstate.edu