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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Statistics

Utah State University, Mathematics and Statistics

Job Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Statistics
Reference Code: F1700293
Job Location: Logan , UT
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Sciences and technology: other
Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Mathematics & statistics
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-09-25
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Statistics
Utah State University

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in statistics, to begin August 2018.

The position involves teaching graduate and undergraduate classes, advising and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, and academic research. 

Job Requirements

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in statistics, data science, biostatistics, or a closely related field and must demonstrate strong potential for excellence in both research and teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates with research interests in data science, machine learning; the analysis of massive, high dimensional and functional data; predictive analytics; data mining; data technologies and data munging; and with collaborative research experience in business; public health and biomedical informatics;  genomics and bioinformatics; environmental and ecological sciences. 

Preferred qualifications include significant experience in multiple computer and statistical analysis languages R, Python, C++ or C#, SAS, SQL, JavaScript; cluster computing (e.g., Spark and Hadoop); and cloud computing platforms (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure).  

Other qualified candidates who can contribute to existing strengths (including biostatistics, bioinformatics, and statistics education) and who can collaborate with USU faculty are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, research goals statement, and summary of teaching experience and teaching evaluations through the following website: https://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=2830. or https://jobs.usu.edu (Req ID  F1700293).  Three letters of recommendation are required and should be sent to Professor Richard Cutler at the address below.  At least one of the letters must appraise the applicant's teaching potential.  For more information, please contact:

Professor Richard Cutler
Chair, Data Science Search Committee
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
3900 Old Main Hill
Utah State University
Logan, UT 84322-3900

Review of applications begins on November 15, 2017, with the position open until filled. Email inquiries should be directed to Richard.Cutler@usu.edu

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Professor Richard Cutler Chair, Data Science Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Professor Richard Cutler Chair, Data Science Search Committee
Please Apply as Included Above

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