The Department of Statistics at the University of Missouri invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor. We seek creative statisticians with an interest in developing novel methodology in sports analytics in conjunction with spatio-temporal statistics, environmental and ecological statistics, federal statistics, biostatistics, or machine learning. Candidates should have a strong methodological foundation and have a demonstrated commitment to creating innovative approaches, theoretically sound methodology, and computational tools.
Applicants from all areas of statistics are encouraged to apply, though preference will be given to the research areas listed above. A doctorate in statistics, biostatistics or related field at the time of appointment is required. The ideal candidate will have a record of excellence in teaching, outstanding research potential, and excellent communication skills.
The review of applicants will begin on December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. A pply online through Mathjobs.org at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs , submitting all application materials including a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, contact information for three reference letters, and a diversity statement that describes the candidate's experiences, commitment, and goals in regards to incorporating an understanding of diversity/multiculturalism in research, teaching, and mentoring.
Questions concerning the position can be sent to:
Prof. Scott Holan
Chair of Search Committee
Department of Statistics
University of Missouri
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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