The College of Arts & Sciences and the Department of Mathematics & Statistics
The Department of Mathematics & Statistics seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Statistics. The selected candidate for this position is expected to contribute to the department's efforts of enhancing collaborative research in the spirit of the University's Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program. Responsibilities of this position include advising students, conducting research in statistics and/or biostatistics, teaching undergraduate and graduate statistics courses, and providing service to the field, the department, the College of Arts & Sciences, and to the University.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics or related field prior to August 31, 2017.
Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and must demonstrate strong potential to succed in both teaching and research.
While all research areas will be considered, statisticians whose research is focused on biostatistics, bioinformatics, biomedical big data analysis, or Bayesian statistical methodology are especially encouraged to apply.
Full Time/Part Time
Full-time, benefit-eligible, tenure-track 9 month academic appointment to begin Fall 2017
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications are only accepted online at www.umkc.edu/jobs. Please combine all application materials [cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement (and teaching evaluations when available), a research statement, and a list of three references (one of which should address teaching effectivenes) with their full current contact information] into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not use special characters (e.g., ?, &, %, etc.).
For questions about the position, please call the Mathematics & Statistics department 816-235-1641.
If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.
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