Mississippi State University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: MissState-STATISTICAP [#16906]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762, United States [map]
Subject Areas: data science, data analytics, informatics
Application Deadline: (posted 2020/11/30, listed until 2021/05/30)
Position Description:    

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level starting in August 2021. The requirements for the position include a doctoral degree or a doctoral degree expected by no later than July 2021 in statistics (with focus on data science, data analytics, informatics with a dissertation focusing on data science), a commitment to effective graduate and undergraduate teaching, and demonstrated success in research. 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, which may include but not limited to big data, data mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data science related topics, and engaging in departmental, university, and scientific community service functions. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Candidates in any area of statistics with a strong interest in problems associated with Big Data are encouraged to apply.

All applicants must apply online at www.msujobs.msstate.edu (PARF 500705) 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.

The screening process will begin December 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is 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: http://math.msstate.edu

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