University of Arkansas, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 319-TTSTATSAP [#18789]
Position Title: Assistant Professor STATISTICS
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2021/11/08 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/27, finished 2022/05/14)
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Announcement – Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Job Title:  Assistant Professor of Statistics

Department/School: Department of Mathematical Sciences

Location: Fayetteville, AR

Start date: August 15, 2022

Position Summary: The Department of Mathematical Sciences in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in statistics to begin August 15, 2022. This is a standard nine-month faculty appointment.

The position is open to candidates with research interests in Statistics, Probability, Biostatistics, Data Science, or Machine Learning. The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, have a promising research and publication agenda, and a commitment to university service.

The University of Arkansas has an established and growing interdisciplinary MS program in Statistics and Analytics and has created an Institute for Advanced Data Analytics. The University has recently launched an interdisciplinary BS in Data Science. Faculty hires are intended to support the new program, as well as research in the broad area of data science underway across the University.

Minimum Qualifications:  A Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics, or a closely related area conferred by the start of employment, together with a demonstrated potential for a successful research and teaching career are required.

Preferred Qualifications:  Preference will be given to candidates whose skills support established areas of the department, but all qualified candidates will be considered.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Completed applications received by November 8, 2021 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.  This position requires a national criminal background and registered sex offender check. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

For additional inquiries, please contact the search committee chair, Andy Raich at

For a complete position announcement and information regarding how to apply, visit

The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a publication list, and brief descriptions of research agenda and teaching philosophy. Applicants should also arrange for four letters of recommendation, at least one of which must address the applicant's teaching experiences and capabilities. 

The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/EOE institution committed to achieving diversity in its faculty and staff. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially individuals who contribute to diversity of our campus community. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

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