Mississippi State University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: MissState-STATAP [#12501]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2019/08/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/09/12, finished 2019/10/18)
Position Description:    

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Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions (either at Assistant or Associate level) starting in August 2019. The requirements for either position include a doctoral degree or a doctoral degree expected by no later than August 2019 in statistics (preferably in computational statistics or data science in general), a commitment to effective graduate and undergraduate teaching and demonstrated success in research. Essential duties and responsibilities include teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses, develop a substantial research program in one or more areas of statistics, especially in data science, provide direction and effective leadership for M.S. and Ph.D. students, and engage in departmental, university, and scientific community service functions. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Candidates in any area of statistics with a strong computational component are encouraged to apply.

All applicants must apply online at www.msujobs.msstate.edu (PARF 497738) and attach a detailed curriculum vitae/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. To be considered for the higher level, please include evidence of experience in directing theses and dissertations and a statement on how joining the department will help expand the Statistics group's profile. The screening process will begin October 15, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers an M.S. degree in Statistics and a Ph.D. degree in Mathematical Sciences. Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary research and consulting in applied areas such as agricultural sciences, biological sciences, engineering, forestry, geo-sciences, remote sensing, and veterinary sciences among others.

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by 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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Contact: 662-325-3414, 662-325-0005 (fax)
Postal Mail:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Mississippi State University
P.O. Drawer MA
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Web Page: www.math.msstate.edu

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