Assistant Teaching Professor/Consulting Statistician

Job ID 23750
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

Teaching responsibilities:
1. A course for upper level undergraduates and beginning graduate students on basic statistics. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, regression, and ANOVA (two sections).
2. A series of modular courses (5-8 week) at the graduate (8000) level. Topics selected will be based on need.
3. Coordination of special topics seminars delivered monthly and addressing topics on statistical analysis of current interest.
4. Participation on graduate committees.

Consulting responsibilities:
1. Assisting researchers and graduate students with planning experiments, experimental design, analysis of data, and interpretation of analyses in a consulting role.
2. Collaborating with CAFNR faculty on research projects by serving as a co-investigator on grant proposals or co-author of publications through providing statistical expertise.


Earned doctoral degree in an agricultural or natural resources field with strong statistical training and consulting experience (e.g., Statistics minor while pursuing graduate studies) or an earned doctoral degree in statistics or a closely related field with substantial training in or experience with problems in an agricultural or natural resources field. Expertise in SAS and R programming is desirable.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Other Information

Questions regarding the position should be directed to either Dr. William Lamberson, e-mail, Chair of the Search Committee.


Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Application Materials

Application submissions should include: a cover letter that details an ability to consult with agricultural and natural resource faculty and graduate students, and teach statistics courses; curriculum vitae; names and contact information of three references; teaching evaluations, if available; and transcripts from all universities attended.