University of New Hampshire, Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Position ID: UNH-STATAP [#20914]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Durham, New Hampshire 03824, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2022/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/10/01, finished 2023/05/06, listed until 2023/05/01)
Position Description:    

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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of New Hampshire 
Position Announcement: Assistant Professor in Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Statistics at the Assistant Professor level, starting in the Fall semester of 2023. The department is housed in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics, including a PhD program in Statistics. 

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate at the time of appointment in Statistics or a closely related field. Candidates from all areas of statistics will be considered, which include, but are not limited to, Bayesian statistics, statistical machine learning, modern nonparametric statistics, modern multivariate statistics, network data and spatial statistics. We are seeking candidates who have a strong commitment to both teaching and research, and the successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research program in statistical methodology. Candidates with academic research experience after PhD (e.g., postdoc, research faculty) are especially encouraged to apply. 

Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the position include (1) teaching undergraduate and graduate statistics courses for majors and non-majors, (2) developing new courses in statistics (3) advising undergraduate and graduate students, (4) developing a successful research program that includes independent methodological research in statistics, collaborative work with colleagues and graduate students and active pursuit of external funding to support research activities, and (5) providing service to the department, college, university, and profession. 

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) is New Hampshire’s flagship research institution (Carnegie R1), providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry. UNH is the primary university of the University System of New Hampshire. It has approximately 16000 students and is situated in the beautiful seacoast area of southern New Hampshire, in close proximity to the ocean and the White Mountains, and only 60 miles from Boston with convenient bus and train services. 

The University of New Hampshire is committed to building and nurturing an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff can thrive. We also are committed to providing open and inclusive access for all alumni, volunteers, learners, employees, and visitors seeking to participate in our programs and activities. We venture to sustain a campus environment that fosters mutual respect and understanding. We believe diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion are foundational values inextricably linked to achieving our core educational mission; and we embrace the many characteristics of our community members that make them uniquely themselves. Here, you belong, and all are welcome. 

Applications should be submitted through and should include a cover letter, a resume/vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, a diversity statement, graduate school transcripts (official or unofficial), and three professional letters of reference, at least one of which addresses teaching experience. Reference letters must be submitted directly by the referees. The diversity statement needs to include how your research, syllabi, classroom pedagogy, or other aspects of your professional work have contributed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusive practices. The department is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with this commitment. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, we encourage applications including letters of recommendation be submitted on or before November 1, 2022.

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Contact: Dr. Linyuan Li, 603.862.2320
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Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH 03824