Howard University, Department Mathematics

Position ID: 1265-ASP2 [#22621]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Statistical Sciences
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Washington, District of Columbia 20059, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistical Sciences
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/07/03, listed until 2024/06/06)
Position Description:    

Howard University

Department of Mathematics

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Statistical Sciences

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor,and with research interests in the area of Statistical Sciences inclusive of Mathematical, Applied and Computational Statistics. We seek outstanding applicants with a demonstrated track record of excellence in research and teaching, an interest and the ability to lead our statistics program into the future. Successful candidates are expected to develop vigorous, extramurally-funded research programs in their areas of expertise, actively participate in the Department's teaching and curriculum development at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in service activities. Evidence of interest and success in mentoring underrepresented students is highly desired.

Howard University, a culturally diverse, comprehensive, research intensive and historically Black private university, provides an educational experience of exceptional quality at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels to students of high academic standing and potential, with particular emphasis upon educational opportunities for Black students. Howard University is currently classified as an R2 research university with aspirations and actions underway to achieve R1 status within the next few years. It is a residential campus of approximately 13,000 students located in the heart of the nation’s capital, Washington, DC.

The Department of Mathematics currently consists of fifty-two (52) faculty members, conducting pure and applied research with specializations in Algebra, Analysis including Dynamical Systems, Statistical Sciences, Applied Mathematics including Mathematical Biology, Combinatorics, Probability and Statistics, Differential Geometry and Topology, and Number Theory. It offers a BS in Mathematics, and a PhD in Mathematics with focus areas respectively in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistical Sciences.

Required Qualifications: •Earned doctorate in Statistical Sciences or closely related disciplines from an accredited institution; •Research interests to include statistical learning and methodology, big data analytics, high-dimensional statistics, computational statistics; •Record of scholarship, teaching, and professional service commensurate with the rank of assistant/associate/full professor; •Effective communication and organizational skills; and •Evidence of successful grant writing experience.

Complete applications consist of a single PDF file containing: 1) Cover letter addressing qualifications listed above; 2) Current curriculum vita; 3) Two-page statement of research accomplishments, interests and future plans; 4) Two-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy; and 5) Names and contact information for at least three references who will provide letters upon request from the search committee.

Completed applications should be addressed to the Chair of the search committee, Dr. David James,and emailed to . Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The desired starting date is August 16, 2024. Additional details and information can be found at

The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, religion, disability or protected veterans status. Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Inquiries regarding provisions for persons with disabilities or veterans status, Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX should be directed to the Office of Employee Relations and Equal Employment Opportunity at 202-806-1280

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Contact: Dr. David James
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Department of Mathematics
2441 6th street, NW
Washington, DC 20059
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