Assistant Professor of Statistics & Data Science

  • University of South Florida, Mathematics & Statistics Department
  • United States
  • Sep 18, 2023
Full time Mathematics & Statistics

Job Description


The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of South Florida seeks to fill a 9-month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Statistics/Data Science position on our Tampa campus starting August 7, 2024. Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2023. Salary is negotiable.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum qualification include a doctoral degree from an accredited institution in Statistics (or Mathematics with a concentration in Statistics), with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Doctoral degree must be conferred by July 15, 2024. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor. Preference will be given to candidates who have strong theoretical foundation in Statistics and/or Data Sciences, evidenced by a strong record of research with publications in highly-ranked statistical journals. Interdisciplinary collaborative experience is a plus.

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of, or potential for, excellence both in research and teaching; previous teaching experience is preferred. The candidate hired to this position will be expected to teach effectively at both undergraduate and graduate levels in Statistics, to maintain a vigorous research program, to seek external research funding, and to develop a satisfactory record of service.

Application Details

Applications must be submitted to (Job ID 35018). Required documentation, submitted as a SINGLE document, includes a Cover Letter, CV, a Statement of Teaching Philosophy, a Statement of Research, and evidence of successful research and teaching. In addition, candidates should have at least three recommendation letters submitted through

Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. For disability accommodations, contact Denise L. Marks at (813-974-9747/, a minimum of five working days in advance.


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Application Deadline

Review of applications begins on 10/31/2023.