University of Missouri-Kansas City, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 1748-AAF [#21189]
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Kansas City, Missouri 64110, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2023/01/25 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/10/18, finished 2023/07/29, listed until 2023/08/18)
Position Description:    

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The Division of Computing, Analytics and Mathematics (CAM) invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in Statistics at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, starting in Fall 2023. Strong candidates in all areas of Statistics/Bio-Statistics will be considered. The successful candidates will be expected to (1) have a strong commitment to teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, especially in Statistics and Probability; (2) supervise Ph.D. students; (3) develop and sustain an extramurally funded research program; (4) engage in departmental, school, or university services appropriate to the position; and (5) demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Preferences will be given to candidates with a high potential to collaborate with faculty in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Statistics.

CAM is one of the four divisions in the new School of Science and Engineering (SSE) established through UMKC Forward, a university initiative to create multidisciplinary learning, academics, research, and outreach. CAM offers undergraduate degrees in Computer Science (ABET-accredited), Information Technology (ABET-accredited), and Mathematics, MS degrees in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, and Statistics, and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Networking and Communication Systems, Computer Science, and Mathematics/Statistics. These programs foster an open, collaborative research and education environment. Most recently, CAM has received a $3M NSF NRT grant and an $879K CDC grant.

CAM is instrumental to the University of Missouri System's NextGen Data Science and Analytics Innovation Center (dSAIC), which supports university research across the state and plays a critical role in the region's health, business, and workforce development. dSAIC is based at UMKC and operates in partnership with the University of Missouri-Columbia.

SSE recently added a new $40M ($23M building and $17M equipment), 58,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility to support multidisciplinary education, research, and economic development initiatives. Some of the key components of this new facility are AR/VR Lab, Innovation Studio & 3D Printing Lab, and High-Performance Computing Lab.

Minimum Qualifications Ph.D. in Statistics/Bio-Statistics or a closely related discipline prior to the start date.

Full Time/Part Time Full-time, 9-month, benefit-eligible, ranked tenure-eligible academic faculty position starting in Fall 2023

Salary Salary is negotiable and commensurate with rank, credentials, and experience.

Application Deadline Evaluation of applications will commence upon receipt and continue until the positions are filled.

Application Instructions To be considered, applicants must directly apply on the UMKC online job posting page Academic Positions | Human Resources: please enter Job Identification # 44248 in the search box to get to the stat position

and use as follows: Applicants should compile all application materials in one PDF file (not to exceed 8 MB), including a cover letter highlighting qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement (including teaching experience), and contact information of three references. Limit document name to 50 characters. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (816) 235-1621.

Comments More information about SSE and the CAM Division can be found at UMKC is in the heart of Kansas City, a world-class computing, science, and engineering hub home to companies such as Cerner, Ericsson, IBM, SS&C, Garmin, and Honeywell (defense contracts) that provide enriching educational partnerships for SSE students and faculty.

UMKC and the School of Science and Engineering value diversity as central to the mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level, and family structure.

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Contact: Dr. Bani, (816) 235-1621
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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Missouri--Kansas City
5100 Rockhill Road
Haag Hall Room 206
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
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