The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Utah State University invites applications for one or more positions as an academic year (9-month) tenure-track Assistant Professor of Statistics/Data Science, beginning August 1, 2023. Candidates with research expertise in all areas of statistics are encouraged to apply. We particularly seek candidates whose expertise will complement the existing research strengths in the Statistics and Data Science group at USU, including computational statistics, biostatistics, environmental statistics, high-dimensional and functional data analysis, Bayesian statistics, statistical and data visualization, machine learning, and statistical network science (see www.usu.edu/math/research). Preference will be given to candidates equipped to teach courses within the departmental applied statistics curriculum at USU (see USU General Catalog at https://catalog.usu.edu/ and course listings for STAT).
This position is part of a two-year (2021-2023) faculty cluster hire in USU’s College of Science, and we seek applicants with demonstrated capacity to contribute to USU’s justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) missions and goals while also contributing to excellence in USU’s education mission and goals. The successful applicant would join the College of Science’s JEDI Collaboratory, a thematic mentoring and collaboration network intended to bring together faculty from multiple departments with shared JEDI interests for activities that may include outreach, curriculum development, or research.
In addition to this position, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Utah State University currently is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position in Math/Stat Education: https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/20736.
More openings may be available later this year. Please check the following link for updates: https://www.usu.edu/math/jobsearch.
The position will be 50% research, 45% teaching, and 5% service. Duties include establishing a strong independent research program in the field of interest, teaching statistics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentoring research students, and providing service to the department and institution. Applicants must present evidence of existing accomplishments and potential in both research and teaching.
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Review of applications begins December 1, 2022, with the position open until filled. For more information, please contact:
Yan Sun, Associate Professor
Statistics / Data Science Search Committee Chair
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
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