Assistant Professor in Statistics

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Posting Information

Posting Information

Position TitleAssistant Professor in StatisticsJob Posting Number20205FACJob LocationSan MarcosDepartmentMathematicsPosition Description

The Department of Mathematics at Texas State University is seeking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a research specialization in Statistics, or a closely related field, starting Fall 2020.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong commitment to high-quality research in Statistics mentioned above. The candidate must also be dedicated to the teaching and mentoring of students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition, the candidate must be actively engaged in service to the department, college, university and statistical community. The starting salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications.

Required Qualifications

1. An earned doctorate in Statistics or closely related fields prior to employment.
2. Evidence of or potential for research excellence. Assessment will focus on recent publications.
3. Evidence of or potential for excellence in teaching.
4. A strong preparation in mathematics and statistics.
5. An ability to contribute to departmental missions.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Potential for research collaboration with current faculty.
2. Evidence of or potential to obtain external funding.

Application Procedures

Applicants must submit the following via cover letter, AMS cover sheet, current curriculum vitae, all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of research agenda, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants are also required to submit a current curriculum vitae and cover letter through the Texas State University website,

To ensure full consideration, the materials listed above should arrive at the required locations by October 10, 2019. However, we shall continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start DateFall 2020Open DateReview Date10/18/2019Close DateOpen Until Filled?YesLegal Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Why Work at Texas State?

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

Quick Link DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts (all in one document)
  2. Statement of Research Interests
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Additional Document
  5. Letter of Recommendation #1
  6. Letter of Recommendation #2
  7. Letter of Recommendation #3
  8. DD 214/DD1300
  9. Veteran's Preference




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Posted: 6/11/2019
Application Due: 8/10/2019
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