Assistant Professor of Statistics

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Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001382 Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics Rank: Assistant Professor Administrative Title: Discipline Basic Sciences Specialty: Statistics Contract Type: Tenure Track Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2019 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The Department of Statistics at the George Washington University invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions to begin as early as Fall 2019, pending final budgetary approval. All areas of statistics will be considered. The selected
candidates are expected to maintain a strong research program and teach undergraduate and graduate statistics courses.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Produce high quality research in theory and applications of statistics, teach undergraduate and graduate statistics courses, and provide academic and professional service.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or Doctorate in statistics, biostatistics or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be
considered but must complete all Ph.D. or Doctoral degree requirements by the date of appointment. The positions seek candidates with strong training in probability and statistics, and demonstrated interest in developing statistical methods for applications. Applicants must have demonstrated teaching excellence indicated by research presentations and teaching
assessments, and commitment to research as evidenced by publication in scholarly journals and works in progress.

Advertised Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience. Other Benefits: Other Information:

The Department of Statistics at The George Washington University is the first Department of Statistics in a college of arts and sciences in USA, and is well known for its teaching and research accomplishments. The Department and the University provide a stimulating academic environment and collaborative research opportunities. The Department has 18 full-time faculty members, and offers the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Statistics, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Biostatistics jointly with Milken Institute School of Public Health. Applicants are encouraged to visit https://statistics.columbian.gwu.edu/ for further information about the department, and research at GWU.

The department’s location in the nation’s capital offers unique cultural and professional opportunities. Major government agencies such as NIH, NIST, FDA, Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, NSF, Federal Reserve Board, research institutions and private companies are located in close proximity and offer exceptional opportunities for research collaboration and research funding to statisticians.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please complete online application and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, research and teaching statements, sample research publications or works in progress, and arrange to send three letters of
recommendation to Search Committee, Department of Statistics, Phillips Hall, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA or to [email protected] by email. Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Department Link: https://statistics.columbian.gwu.edu/ Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/55969 Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. Statement of Teaching Interest
  5. Statement of Research Interest
  6. Sample Publications
Optional Documents
  1. Course Evaluations or Summaries
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have, or will you have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. or Doctorate in Statistics, Biostatistics or closely related field by the date of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you received strong training in probability and statistics?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated interest in developing statistical methods for applications?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have demonstrated teaching excellence indicated by research presentations and teaching assessments, and commitment to research as evidenced by publication in scholarly journals and works inprogress?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a record of research as demonstrated by publications or works in progress?
    • Yes
    • No

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/8/2019
Application Due: 4/15/2019
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