Assistant Professor in Statistics with Specialization in High Dimensional Data Analysis

Job description

Position Number 998940

Functional Title Assistant Professor in Statistics with Specialization in High Dimensional Data Analysis

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Statistics, with a preference for candidates specializing in statistical or computational methods for large and complex data, with a preferred start date of August 1, 2018.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have or anticipate a Ph.D. in statistics or a closely related field by August 1, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful applicants will be expected to maintain a vigorous research program and excel in teaching. They are also expected to seek external research funding, contribute to the interdisciplinary mission and statistical consulting at UNCG, and educate a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate students from various backgrounds. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are asked to fill out a brief electronic application and upload the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Description of current and past research
  • Statement of teaching philosophy

In addition, Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur immediately when an applicant applies for the position.

Recruitment Range Salary is Market Competitive

Org #-Department Math and Statistics - 12227

Job Open Date 09/14/2017

For Best Consideration Date 01/01/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
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    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/10/2018
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