The Deparment of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati is seeking Applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Statistics with research emphasis in statistical and computational methods for big data or related areas. The appointment will begin on August 15, 2018.
The Department has a strong graduate program, which includes MS and PhD degrees in statistics. The department is dedicated to excellence in both research and teaching. Statistics faculty in the department are involved in both methodological and interdisciplinary research. They have diverse areas of research interests, which include scalable Bayesian methods and statistical methods for massive or complex data, in general, and high-dimensional data analysis, statistical machine learning, uncertainty quantification, and analysis of network data, in particular.
The job duties include maintaining an active research program in statistics, mentoring graduate students, teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses in statistics and related areas, and providing service to the Department such as serving on departmental committees. The normal teaching load for research-active faculty is 6 credit hours per semester with a 25% reduction for new faculty in each of the first 2 years and a reduced service role.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD degree in statistics, or a related field with a focus on statistics, awarded by August 14, 2018.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates must apply online via the UC recruitment system (https://jobs.uc.edu Search Requisition #23041), complete the diversity and inclusion statement, and upload the following documents to either the UC recruitment system or Mathjobs.org (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/10884): cover letter; current curriculum vitae; research statement which includes plans and experience (if applicable); and a teaching statement which includes philosophy and experience (if applicable). Candidates must also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted via mathjobs.org, or sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Review of applicants will begin on December 1, 2017. Inquiries concerning the position should be directed to, Dr. Siva Sivaganesan, the Search Committee Chair, or Dr. Shuang Zhang, Head, Department of Mathematical Sciences.
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