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Assistant Professor-Statistics

University of Memphis, Mathematical Sciences Department

Job Title: Assistant Professor-Statistics
Reference Code: 001760
Job Location: Memphis , TN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Mathematics & statistics
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-10-23
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Assistant Professor-Statistics
University of Memphis

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Memphis anticipate hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Statistics to begin in August 2019, pending final budgetary approval. Applications are invited from candidates with a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or closely related fields, whose area of research interests include data science, statistical modelling of big data, Bayesian Inference, bioinformatics, biostatistics and other areas related to the modeling and analysis of big data. Candidates are expected to have a proven record of collaborative research, strong communications skills, and will be expected to seek external funding. The Department has a strong PhD program in Statistics with very active research collaborations within and external to several departments and within and external to the University.

The successful candidate will typically teach two courses per semester in statistics and conduct collaborative research especially in the context of projects related to data science and big data modeling and analysis.

Job Requirements

PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or closely related fields, whose area of research interests include data science, statistical modelling of big data, Bayesian Inference, bioinformatics, biostatistics and other areas related to the modeling and analysis of big data. Candidates are expected to have a proven record of collaborative research, strong communications skills, and will be expected to seek external funding.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Please complete an on-line application at https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/. Click on the faculty box to find the posting for Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Applicants will be required to upload a cover letter, research and teaching statements, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three letters of recommendation writers. Application review will begin January 2019 and may continue until the position is filled.

Successful candidates must meet guidelines of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. For any questions regarding this position, please contact the chair of the search committee: Dr. E. O. George, email: eogeorge@memphis.edu in the Fall semester and Dr. L.Y. Deng. email: lihdeng@memphis.edu in the Spring semester.

The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability or veteran status.

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact E.O. George or L.Y. Deng as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

E.O. George or L.Y. Deng
Please Apply as Included Above

E-Mail: eogeorge@memphis.edu or lihdeng@memphis.edu

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