University of New Mexico, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 822-ASSISTANTSTATS [#21107]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Statistics, Biostatistics
Application Deadline: 2022/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/10/13, finished 2023/05/20, listed until 2023/04/13)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Math and Statistics at the University of New Mexico anticipates appointment of an Assistant Professor in Statistics beginning August 2023. A PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics is preferred; a PhD in a closely related area will be considered.

The Department seeks candidates pursuing research in all areas of statistics, such as, but not limited to, Bayesian statistics, biostatistics, survival analysis, time series, data science, machine learning, statistical computing, statistical genetics, and algebraic statistics. Preference will be given to candidates who have the potential for developing collaborations across the university and with local national laboratories and industries and who have the potential to supervise PhD and masters student research.

The minimum requirement is a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or closely related field by the appointment start date, August 1, 2023.

The preferred requirements are the following: • Commitment to establish research program in Statistics with emerging international reputation • Demonstrated or potential publication record in recognized journals • Commitment to excellence in statistics and probability education at the undergraduate through graduate levels • Potential for service to the Statistics Program • Interest in research interactions with Statistics faculty and potential for such interactions around the University and wider research community • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities

A complete application consists of an application cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of research interests, teaching statement, and a diversity statement. Applicants must also email at least three letters of recommendation to or send by surface mail to Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Statistics Search Committee, 1 University of New Mexico, MSC01 1115, Albuquerque, NM, 87131.

For best consideration, completed applications should be received by November 15, 2022. Applications without three letters of recommendation will not be considered. The Applicant is required to provide official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to her/his initial employment with UNM.

The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.

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The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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