University of Houston, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 370-DATASCIENCE [#18399]
Position Title: Presidential Frontier Faculty Position in Statistics, Applied Probability, and Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Houston, Texas 77204, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics, Applied Probability, and Data Science
Application Deadline: 2022/05/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/09/29)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the Department of Health Systems & Population Health Sciences in the College of Medicine at the University of Houston invites applications from candidates working at the interface of statistics, applied probability, and data science with applications in population health for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in August 2022. The position is within the Presidential Frontier Faculty program. The Presidential Frontier Faculty program is a university-wide integrated interdisciplinary hiring campaign that is overseen by central university leadership and encompasses hiring a large cohort of convergence research faculty to work on health, energy, sustainability, and security.

We are particularly interested in someone with expertise in statistics, biostatistics, and data science, who would develop strategic connections between the research teams in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the College of Medicine. This is a joint position with 75% at the Department of Mathematics in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and 25% at the Department of Health Systems & Population Health Sciences in the College of Medicine. The successful candidate will develop and teach relevant courses within the curriculum of both departments, supervise student scholarly projects, and collaborate with researchers within both departments and across the university.

Candidates with research expertise in multilevel modeling, high dimensional data analysis, geospatial modeling and spatiotemporal analysis, automatic learning, Bayesian statistics, infectious disease modeling, public health, primary care, and population health are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Department of Mathematics and the Department of Health Systems and Population Health Sciences are seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, excellence in teaching, and clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, graduate and undergraduate student population.

The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

A minimum requirement for this position is a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics, or a related field. Note: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate.

Candidates should provide the names and contact information for four recommendation letter writers of which one addresses teaching.

All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

To be considered for the position, candidates must complete an application through the official job posting site for the University of Houston, which can be found here: https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=FAC001998&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago

Review of applications will start on November 15, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=FAC001998&tz=GMT-05:00&tzname=America/Chicago
713-743-7841
 
Philip Guthrie Hoffman Hall
3551 Cullen Boulevard, Room 641
Houston, TX 77204-3008

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