Georgia State University, Mathematics & Statistics

Position ID: 541-TTAP [#21836]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Atlanta, Georgia 30303, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: finished (2022/12/15, finished 2023/10/07, listed until 2023/04/01)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Georgia State University invites applications to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Statistics with a start date of August 2023.

Candidates in all areas of statistics are encouraged to apply. At the time of appointment, applicants should have a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science, or a closely related field. Preferred candidates will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research and teaching in applied statistics and data science, as well as mentoring undergraduate and graduate students of diverse backgrounds, and have a strong desire to work in a cross-disciplinary, collaborative environment.

The Department offers BS in Mathematics, MS in Mathematics with no concentration or concentrations in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Discrete Mathematics, Scientific Computing, Statistics, as well as Statistics and Allied Field, and PhD in Mathematics and Statistics with concentrations in Mathematics, Bioinformatics, and Biostatistics. Faculty members in the department established nationally and internationally recognized research programs in both mathematics and statistics, including applied statistics, biostatistics, data science, dynamical systems, complex networks, machine learning, inverse problems, mathematical biology, optimization, computational mathematics, systems biology, modeling neural, cardiovascular, and multi-organ systems, physical and biomedical image analysis, as well as in the collaboration with other GSU departments in epidemiology, pathogen genetics, immunology, and inflammation, and translational biomedical sciences. For more information please visit our website at

GSU, the largest university in Georgia, is an enterprising urban research university located in downtown Atlanta and home to one of the most diverse student bodies in the country. It is a national leader in applying innovative measures to drive student success and research growth. Georgia State University is committed to diversifying its faculty and generating innovative research. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter outlining qualifications and research interests, 2) a curriculum vitae with a publication list and (optional) a teaching and funding list, 3) a research statement, including current and future research agenda, and 4) a teaching statement with evidence of aptitude or ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a diverse student body, including the mentoring of women and under-represented minorities. All materials should be submitted online at Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted online at

A formal review of applications will begin on February 8, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
Hiring Committee
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4110
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083