Lehigh University, Mathematics

Position ID: Lehigh-STAT22 [#18139]
Position Title: Assistant Professor: Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2021/10/25 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/09, finished 2022/05/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Lehigh University's Department of Mathematics seeks applications to a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Statistics. We seek individuals with a specialization in an area of Statistics which includes connections to some area of application or development of computational tools for applications of statistical modeling and modern statistical analysis.

Individuals should have expertise in one of the following areas: theory of statistics, statistical modeling of high-dimensional data, statistical decision making, machine learning, statistical aspects of risk theory or risk modeling, statistical aspects of actuarial science or complicated data analytics using stochastic models with applications in data science. Individual will teach courses in theory of statistics and intermediate levels of computational statistics.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field at the time of employment. Excellent teaching and stellar research credentials are enshrined in our faculty and department. Our faculty are committed to contributing to research, teaching, and service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Review of Applications - Applications received by October 25, 2021 will be assured of full consideration. Applications should be submitted online at mathjobs.org. A complete application should include:

(a) an AMS cover sheet;

(b) a cover letter that includes a section of how the candidate would contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment in the College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh;

(c) a complete vita, including a list of publications;

(d) a research statement;

(e) a statement of teaching philosophy; and

(f) at least four letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the candidate's qualifications as a teacher.

Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Wei-Min Huang: wh02@lehigh.edu.

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia. The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/ and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at: https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty. Learn more about Dual Career Assistance at: https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/dualcareer.html.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
Lehigh University
14 East Packer Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18015