University of Alabama in Huntsville, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 2810-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#18924, 22-23-562]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Huntsville, Alabama 35899, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics and Related Area
Application Deadline: 2022/02/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/11/06, listed until 2022/03/15)
Position Description:   URMs  

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The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Statistics to begin in August 2022. Applicants must have a PhD in Statistics or a closely related field completed by the appointment date. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching and research.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences, which offers academic programs leading to Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mathematics and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Applied Mathematics, has over 20 full-time faculty members whose expertise covers main topics arising in applied mathematics. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in funded research.

The UAH College of Science advances cutting-edge research and offers first-rate degree programs thanks to our distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Our location in Huntsville facilitates partnerships and collaborations with NASA, the U.S. Army, NOAA, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, and numerous other high-tech companies.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national aerospace and high technology research center and is home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

Huntsville is nicknamed “The Rocket City” for its close history with U.S. space missions. It is the center of rocket-propulsion research in the United States, primarily because the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center are located on nearby Redstone Arsenal. Huntsville is also home to many space, defense, and other high-technology companies, most of which are located in Cummings Research Park, adjacent to the UAH campus, and the second-largest research park in the nation.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: To apply for the position, please submit the following required application materials through mathjobs ( no later than February 15, 2022:

Cover letter

Curriculum vitae

Research statement

Teaching statement


Three reference letters

A formal review of the applications will begin January 17, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

Prospective candidates are also required to fill out the following Affirmative Action Survey:

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

Please refer to log number: 22-23-562

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Department of Mathematical Sciences
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899