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Assistant Professor-Statistics

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number FAECC619
Advertised Title Assistant Professor-Statistics
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 005318
Category Full-Time Faculty
Department Mathematics
Position Summary

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Memphis anticipate hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Statistics to begin in August 2017, pending final budgetary approval. Applications are invited from candidates with a PhD in Statistics 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 and will be expected to seek external funding. 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.

Minimum Position Qualifications

Applicants should hold a PhD in Statistics , or Biostatistics and be committed to excellence in both research and teaching.

Special Conditions

Please complete an on-line application at 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 in February 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Date 11/30/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range Competitve
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please arrange to have three reference providers upload recommendation letters on your behalf in the workforum application system.

Instructions to Applicant regarding references
Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. References List
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1