Georgia State University, Mathematics & Statistics

Position ID: 541-ASDS [#15057]
Position Title: Senior Faculty Position in Applied Statistics and Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Atlanta, Georgia 30303, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Statistics and Data Science
Application Deadline: (posted 2019/10/30, listed until 2020/06/29)
Position Description:    

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Senior Faculty Position in Applied Statistics and Data Science

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Georgia State University invites applications for a senior (associate or full professor) faculty position in Applied Statistics and Data Science with an anticipated start date of August 2020.  The candidate will develop and lead the Department’s applied statistics program, so we seek energetic candidates with vision and experience, developing, innovative degree programs.  The successful applicant will guide the department faculty through significant curriculum change and development in the coming years.

Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 university, is located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, a vibrant international city in the Southeastern U.S. GSU enrolls and graduates one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation. The Department is committed to serving this student body and advancing innovative research by building a diverse faculty.  Preference will be given to candidates who have a strong record of (a) research that developed and applied novel statistical and data-driven techniques, (b) extra-mural funding, (c) experience in teaching applied statistics and in implementing modern pedagogical methods, and (d) productive collaborations with subject-matter researchers.  Senior administrative experience is a plus, as is collaboration with industry.

Georgia State University is currently developing a broad and multidisciplinary data science program. The successful candidate will work within an environment that includes faculty members from Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science, Robinson College of Business, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Neuroscience Institute, Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science. The successful candidate will advance research collaborations in data science at GSU.

In addition to Applied Statistics, faculty within the Department of Mathematics and Statistics specialize in statistics, algebra and discrete mathematics, computational mathematics, and applied mathematics including mathematical biology and neuroscience. The Department offers Baccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees. For further information regarding the Department and its programs, please visit the web site 

Applicants should include a cover letter that indicates their research specialties and interests, a Curriculum Vitae, a research statement, a statement that describes their experience teaching applied statistics and mentoring diverse individuals, and/or how the candidate plans to contribute to the inclusive excellence of the university. 
Applications should be submitted directly to If a candidate cannot submit application electronically, then it may be sent to Chair of the Applied Statistics Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 4110, Atlanta, GA, 30303-3083, USA.

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification.

Georgia State University, a Research University of the University System of Georgia, is an EEO/AA Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4110
Atlanta, GA, 30303-3083

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